Description

Sargon of Akkad, a Semitic usurper of the throne in the Sumerian city of Kish, captures city of Uruk, beginning the unification of Sumer and Akkad into the first world empire, Akkadian Empire

Location

Mesopotamia

Rate

Very important (8)

Sphere

Wars & Terrorism

Images

Bronze head of an Akkadian ruler, probably Sargon

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