The Akkadian Empire: An Enthralling Overview of the Rise and Fall of the Akkadians by Enthralling History audiobook

The Akkadian Empire: An Enthralling Overview of the Rise and Fall of the Akkadians

By Enthralling History
Read by Jay Herbert

Enthralling History
3.53 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9798822609440

Discover the remarkable history of the first ancient empire of Mesopotamia after the long-lived civilization of Sumer! Where did Sargon the Great come from—this abandoned baby rescued from the river? How did he grow up to daringly and dramatically conquer all of Mesopotamia and beyond? What propelled his stunning ascent to rule the world’s first empire, which stretched from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea? What can we learn about the fascinating origins and culture of the Akkadians and their unprecedented rise? What curse preceded the empire’s cataclysmic fall? This extensively researched, authoritative history of the Akkadian Empire will unlock the little-known and awe-inspiring stories of the people who boldly changed the world. This easy-to-read, comprehensive, and engaging presentation with striking illustrations brings the Akkadian civilization to life. Some of the fascinating questions you will explore include:    What prehistoric people lived in Mesopotamia at the dawn of time?    How did the world’s first cities vie for power?    What precipitated Sargon’s rise from gardener to cupbearer to king?    Why was Mesopotamia’s “Golden Age” golden?    What horrific drought impelled the empire’s collapse?    Why was the Akkadian military machine indomitable?    How did the Akkadian’s life-like sculptures rival classical Greece 1,600 years later?    Why was the first empire so short?    What gods did the Akkadians worship, and how did their religion impact their lives?    And much, much more! Scroll up and click the “add to cart” button to learn more about the Akkadian Empire!

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Discover the remarkable history of the first ancient empire of Mesopotamia after the long-lived civilization of Sumer!

Where did Sargon the Great come from—this abandoned baby rescued from the river?

How did he grow up to daringly and dramatically conquer all of Mesopotamia and beyond?

What propelled his stunning ascent to rule the world’s first empire, which stretched from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea?

What can we learn about the fascinating origins and culture of the Akkadians and their unprecedented rise?

What curse preceded the empire’s cataclysmic fall?

This extensively researched, authoritative history of the Akkadian Empire will unlock the little-known and awe-inspiring stories of the people who boldly changed the world. This easy-to-read, comprehensive, and engaging presentation with striking illustrations brings the Akkadian civilization to life.

Some of the fascinating questions you will explore include:

  •    What prehistoric people lived in Mesopotamia at the dawn of time?
  •    How did the world’s first cities vie for power?
  •    What precipitated Sargon’s rise from gardener to cupbearer to king?
  •    Why was Mesopotamia’s “Golden Age” golden?
  •    What horrific drought impelled the empire’s collapse?
  •    Why was the Akkadian military machine indomitable?
  •    How did the Akkadian’s life-like sculptures rival classical Greece 1,600 years later?
  •    Why was the first empire so short?
  •    What gods did the Akkadians worship, and how did their religion impact their lives?
  •    And much, much more!

Scroll up and click the “add to cart” button to learn more about the Akkadian Empire!

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 3.53
Audience: Adult
Language: English