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The Four Great Empires of Great Mesopotamia By: Prithvi Dhanabal
The Essential Question What were the most important achievements of the four Mesopotamian empires?
The Akkadian Empire The Akkadians left behind many achievements in their trail, and below are three of them. The Akkadians created the first empire The Akkadians created a new language Their king Sargon was the first king to decree that his sons rule after his death
The Babylonian Empire The Babylonians achieved many achievements, and below are three. Hammurabi’s Code was the first written code of laws Longest lasting empire The first postal service was created by the Babylonians Stele Showing Part Of The Code Of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi), The Best Preserved Ancient Law Code, Was Created C1760 BC (middle Chronology) In Ancient Babylon.. Photography. Encyclopedia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 20 Feb 2014.
The Assyrian Empire The Assyrians set many milestones and three of them are below. TThe first aqueducts were built KKnown for 2D bas-reliefs PPerfected the use of horses & iron weapons in battle, became greatly skilled in siege warfare, and were feared for their military might
The Neo-Babylonian Empire The Neo-Babylonians achieved lots of things, and three are below. TThe first sundial was made TThe Hanging Gardens of Babylon became famous, and became one of the 7 Wonders of the World TTheir discoveries led to the 60-minute hour & 7-day week e Hanging Gardens Of Legendary Queen Semiramis In Babylon. Fine Art. Encyclopedia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 20 Feb 2014.
The Best Empire to Live in The Babylonian Empire would be the best empire to live in and here are three reasons why. Hammurabi’s Code was the first written code of laws The first postal service was created The Babylonian Empire was the longest lasting