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a thriving Mesopotamian empire under Hammurabi who united his people under a supreme god, Marduk,
a warlike empire who came into power after Hammurabi in 900B.C.E and was known for inventing weapons and war strategies.
a large territory where several groups of people are ruled by a single powerful leader or government.
A strong Akkadian king and general who created the world's first empire and passed his power on to his son.
the king of Babylon who conquered the Akkadian Empire, invented a postal system and wrote a code of law.
a detailed set of laws that covered many situations. It was the first set of laws applied equally to everyone.
a powerful weapon with a wooden beam mounted on wheels used to break down doors and invented by the Assyrians.
This feature of Babylon were one of the wonders of the ancient world because the sight of trees and bushes in the desert was stunning.
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