Legendary ancient empires

Legendary ancient empires

Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.

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In the 18th century BC, Hammurabi established a short-lived empire through military conquests. With continuous expansion and clever policy, he managed to unite almost all of Mesopotamia during his reign.

The short-lived but powerful and well-organized first Babylonian empire fell apart after the death of Hammurabi, mostly due to the invasion of the Hittites and Kassites in the 16th century BC.

The period of the New Kingdom of Egypt started in the 16th century BC after the expulsion of the Hyksos. This was the time when Egypt became an empire. and Thebes was made the capital again.

The previously flourishing empire fell apart in the 11th century BC due to external attacks and internal political and economic problems.

  • - Alexander the Great died here in 323 BC. He wanted to make Babylon the center of his empire.
  • - This city, which Alexander the Great named after himself, was one of his favorites.

  • - The Eternal City, as it is also called, was not only the capital of the Roman Empire but also its political, religious and economic center.

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