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2700 BCE - 1600 BCE: Susa establishes commerce and trade during the Old Elamite Period; is conquered by Kish, Akkad, Ur, and Babylon.
 
 
2334 BCE - 2279 BCE: Sargon of Akkad (the Great) reigns over Mesopotamia and thus creates the world's first empire.
 
2334 BCE - 2279 BCE: Reign of Sargon of Akkad, Akkadian outpost build at site of future city of Ashur.
 
 
2334 BCE - 2279 BCE: Reign of Sargon the Great of Akkad who conquers Syria.
 
2334 BCE - 2218 BCE: Ereshkigal referenced in fragments from the period of the Mesopotamian empire of Akkad.
 
 
2334 BCE - 2279 BCE: Anu frequently invoked with Inanna as powerful deities by Sargon of Akkad.
 
 
2330 BCE: Sargon of Akkad sacks Ur.
 
2320 BCE: Sargon of Akkad invades the Hattic region, fails to take Hattusa.
 
2285 BCE - 2250 BCE: Life of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Akkad, and world's first author known by name.
 
 
2261 BCE - 2224 BCE: Life of Naram-Sin of Akkad who honors Nanna by taking his name.
 
2240 BCE: Naram-Sin of Akkad campaigns against the Amorites in northern Syria.
 
 
2083 BCE: Fall of Akkad to the Gutians; the end of Akkadian Empire.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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