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Akkad died as a modern Syria

AkkadThe current Syrian crisis can see parallels with the events that preceded the fall of the Akkadian empire over four thousand years ago.

About 2200 BC Akkad broke out in a drought, and people began to leave the city centers. Power lost the thread of control, and powerful empire collapsed.

So far all we know about the crisis of urbanization in Mesopotamia end III millennium BC. Was based on the analysis of ceramics and changes in the size of archaeological sites, as well as information about how the farm at the time.
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Posted by on February 22, 2013 in civilization, Historical


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