Category Archives: Sargon (c. 2340-2284 B.C.E.)

Sargon (c. 2340-2284 B.C.E.)

Sargon of Akkad founded the Akkadian Dynasty when he conquered Lugalzagesi of Uruk in 2340. After his victory, he held power over all the Sumerian cities, as well as Elam in the east. His empire eventually stretched all the way … Continue reading

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