Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
Sargon of Akkad and the World's First Empire
50 minutes Posted Aug 19, 2021 at 12:05 am.
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More than 4,000 years ago, a ruler came to power in the fractious, war-torn lands of Mesopotamia. He ruled a small state north of the region's ancient heartland, a place called Akkad, but over the course of his life, Sargon built something sprawling and unique: the world's first empire, the Akkadian Empire.

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