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People who dominated Southern Mesopotamia through the end of the 3rd Millennium BCE. Responsible for the creation of irrigation technology, cunieform, and religious conceptions.
Nebechandnezzar ordered it for his wife, who missed her green, mountainous homeland. 1 of the 7 wonders of the world
warrior who found the Akkadian Empire and so became the first ruler of an empire in the Fertile Crescent
the epic story of the king, Gilgamesh, who searched for immortality. This is a Sumerian legend and is believed to be the first story
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