Akkadian Empire
Babylonian Empire
Assyrian Empire
Neo-Babylonian Empire
Miscellany
100
He was a powerful King who ruled for 56 years
Who was Sargon?
100
This king of Babylon is best known for the code of laws that applied to everyone in the kingdom.
Who was Hammurabi?
100
Assyrians were feared for this
What are their military might and cruelty
100
He was the Neo-Babylonian empire's most famous (and ruthless) king
Who is Nebuchadrezzar?
100
Nebuchadrezzar drove the Egyptians out of this area
What is Syria?
200
This was their greatest achievement
What is creating the world's first empire?
200
Hammurabi was known for creating these two things that helped Babylon to thrive.
What are roads and the postal service?
200
The Assyrians were good at this kind of warfare
What is siege warfare?
200
These things were constructed to keep Babylon safe
What are thick inner & outer walls and moats?
200
Nebuchadrezzar's palace became famous for these
What are the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
300
These helped to make Agade a cultural center and a rich & powerful city
What are tributes?
300
Babylon was on the banks of this river.
What is the Euphrates River?
300
These were the greatest acheivements of the Assyrian Empire
What are new weapons and war strategies
300
Nebuchadrezzar rebuilt this between 605 and 562 BCE
What is the city's ziggurat?
300
This was a problem for all four Empires of Mesopotamia
What is being unable to rule large territories?
400
These 3-D sculptures were an important cultural achievement during Akkadian rule.
What are steles?
400
Women had these rights under Hammurabi
What are owning property and having money of their own?
400
Assyrians built these to bring water to the capital on Nineveh
What are aqueducts?
400
The Neo-Babylonians' skill in math and astronomy led to these discoveries
What is the sundial, the 60-minute hour, and the 7-day week?
400
This is a large territory where several groups of people are ruled by a single powerful leader or government
What is an empire?
500
Akkandian empire's King Sargon used these military & political strategies to create his empire
What are a large army, fighting in formation, destroying city walls, and installing loyal governors.
500
Hammurabi's code was important for this reason
What is the laws applied equally to everyone?
500
Assyrian craftspeople were known for these two-dimensional sculptures
What are bas-reliefs?
500
He conquered the Neo-Babylonians in 539 BCE
Who was Cyrus, leader of the Persian empire?
500
This is wealth sent from one country or ruler to another as a sign that the other is superior
What are tributes?
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