Sargon Of Akkad

Sargon of Akkad
Sargon of Akkad
Sargon of Akkad At about 2300 B.C. an empire stretched from the Mediterranean Sea, past the Tigris and Euphrates River, and all the way to the Persian Gulfwas founded. This empire was know as the Akkadian Empire. And the most powerful of the Semitic kings was a man named King Sargon. The Akkadians, a group of people who lived, also in Mesopotamia, had conquered the Sumerians. The Akkadians spoke a Semitic language very closely related the modern language of Arabic and Hebrew, unlike the Sumerian
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt
The Development of Ancient Systems of Writing in Iraq and Egypt Ancient systems of writing in the Middle East arose when people needed a method for remembering important information. In both Ancient Iraq and Ancient Egypt each of the stages of writing, from pictograms to ideograms to phonetograms, evolved as a response to the need to express more complex ideas. Satisfaction of this need gave us the two most famous forms of ancient writing, cuneiform from ancient Iraq, and hieroglyphics from anci