9 – Sargon and the Akkadians

 

The world’s first empire (debatable) is also the name of my new shoegazer EDM band! (also debatable)

Music Credits: ensemble de Organographia – “Hurrian Hymns 7 & 10”

Akkadian Empire
This map of the Akkadian Empire is probably closer to what was actually controlled.
Family tree of Sargon
The poems of Enheduanna, as well as numerous other Sumerian stories are all here, free of charge!
This author does a really nice and thorough job on the Akkadian emperors. Well worth the read!

  3 comments for “9 – Sargon and the Akkadians

  1. April 24, 2014 at 3:58 PM

    LOL @ Hide your kids hide your wife!
    I just started listening to the podcast and I love it, very entertaining and informative.

  2. stephanie almanza
    March 7, 2015 at 4:21 AM

    Great episode! Love the map and Sargon’s family tree.

    • Rob Monaco
      March 20, 2015 at 9:29 PM

      Thank you!

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