Early Dynastic Mesopotamia | Ancient Documentary | The Sumerian and Akkadian Empires.

Video

Kelly Macquire
by Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
published on 24 November 2020
Send to Google Classroom:

The Early Dynastic Period of Mesopotamia is the modern-day archaeological term for the era in Mesopotamian history — 2900-2334 BCE — during which some of the most significant cultural advances were made including the rise of the cities, the development of writing, and the establishment of governments.

This era was preceded by the Uruk Period (4100-2900 BCE) when the first cities were established in the region of Sumer (southern Mesopotamia) and succeeded by the Akkadian Period (2334-2218 BCE) when Mesopotamia was conquered by Sargon of Akkad (r. 2334-2279 BCE) and ruled by him and his successors as the Akkadian Empire.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Ages, S. o. A. a. t. M. (2020, November 24). Early Dynastic Mesopotamia | Ancient Documentary | The Sumerian and Akkadian Empires.. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2198/early-dynastic-mesopotamia--ancient-documentary--t/

Chicago Style

Ages, Study of Antiquity and the Middle. "Early Dynastic Mesopotamia | Ancient Documentary | The Sumerian and Akkadian Empires.." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 24, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2198/early-dynastic-mesopotamia--ancient-documentary--t/.

MLA Style

Ages, Study of Antiquity and the Middle. "Early Dynastic Mesopotamia | Ancient Documentary | The Sumerian and Akkadian Empires.." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2020. Web. 18 Sep 2021.