Akkadian Kingdom

Government & Geography


Sargon of Akkan was the first great leader.He was succeeded by his grandson, Naram-Sin. Sargon's daughter, Enheduanmi, was high preistess. Narram-Sin's son, Shar-Kali, was king for a time.


The main cities in Mesopotamia at this time are Ur and Uruk. Ur, the capitol, was the home of such rulers as Sargon of Akkad, Naram-Sin, and Shar-Kali.
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Above is the city of Ur. Capitol of Mesopotamia and home to kings. One of the oldest civilized cities in the world.