Sargon of Akkad

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Sargon of Akkad

(ˈsɑːɡɒn; ˈækæd)
n
(Biography) 24th to 23rd century bc, semilegendary Mesopotamian ruler whose empire extended from the Gulf to the Mediterranean
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One simply must keep in mind that in the ancient Near East, since at least the time of Sargon the Great of Akkad (ca.
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