History of Sumer
The history of Sumer, taken to include the prehistoric Ubaid and Uruk periods, spans the 5th to 3rd millennia BC, ending with the downfall of the Third Dynasty of Ur around 2004 BC, followed by a tran...
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Kish (Sumer)
Kish (Sumerian: Kiš; transliteration: Kiŝ; cuneiform: 𒆧𒆠; Akkadian: kiššatu) was an ancient city of Sumer in Mesopotamia, considered to have been located near the modern Tell al-Uhaymi...
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Uruk
Uruk (Cuneiform: 𒌷𒀔, UNUG; Sumerian: Unug; Akkadian: Uruk; Aramaic/Hebrew: אֶרֶךְ Erech; Ancient Greek: Ὀρχόη Orchoē, Ὠρύγεια Ōrugeia; Arabic: وركاء‎, Warkā') was an ancient city...
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Ur
Ur (Sumerian: Urim; Sumerian Cuneiform: 𒋀𒀕𒆠 URIM2 or 𒋀𒀊𒆠 URIM5; Akkadian: Uru; Arabic: أور‎) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient M...
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Awan dynasty
The Awan Dynasty was the first dynasty of Elam of which anything is known today, appearing at the dawn of historical record. The Elamites were likely major rivals of neighboring Sumer from remotest an...
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Lagash
Lagash/ˈleɪɡæʃ/ is an ancient city located northwest of the junction of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and east of Uruk, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of the modern town of Ash Shatrah, Iraq....
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Akkadian Empire
44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100 The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/ was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding reg...
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Gutian dynasty of Sumer
The Gutian dynasty came to power in Mesopotamia around 2150 BC (short chronology), by destabilising Akkad, according to the Sumerian kinglist at the end of the reign of king Ur-Utu (or Lugal-melem) of...
Third Dynasty of Ur
The Third Dynasty of Ur, also known as the Neo-Sumerian Empire, refers simultaneously to a 21st to 20th century BC (short chronology timeline) Sumerian ruling dynasty based in the city of Ur and a sho...
Sumerian language
Sumerian (𒅴𒂠 EME.G̃IR15 "native tongue") is the language of ancient Sumer, which was spoken in southern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). During the 3rd millennium BC, a very intimate cultural symbiosis de...
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Ur Kaśdim
Ur Kaśdim (Hebrew: אוּר כַּשְׂדִים‎ ’Ūr Ḵaśdîm) or Ur of the Chaldees is a Biblical place mentioned in the Book of Genesis that refers to a location that the Patriarch Abraham may have been from...