Posts Tagged ‘Akkadian Empire’
  • So.....sorry for the long absence.  It's been a busy couple of months for this little pilgrim.  And wow, do  I have a lot to catch up on!  The first thing I want to do is finish writing up my notes and thoughts on my ancient history reading.  So, following is part two of my notes from The History of the Ancient World, covering the remainder of Mesopotamian history before Epoch 2 and the call of Abraham around 2000 BC: After Sargon's death, his son Manishtushu reigned.  He loved war, ju... more »
  • [caption id="attachment_171" align="alignleft" width="153" caption="Sargon, creator of the first empire"][/caption] I took a lot of notes when I read through Susan Wise Bauer's book, The History of the Ancient World (HOTAW), and I am revisiting them as my little ancient history book club goes chronologically through other sources of ancient history and literature.  First I am focusing on Mesopotamia up to the year 2000 BC; this time period is covered in HOTAW in chapters 1-3, 7-8, 10, 12-13,... more »