Who was the greatest king of the Akkadian Empire? Today I make the case for Naram-Sin, who brought the empire to the high water mark and really solidified everything his grandfather had worked to build, as well as creating his own innovations. He isn't well remembered by history, thanks to his tremendous hubris, but listen to his accomplishments and ask yourself if maybe his hubris was at least a bit justified.
The oldest myth and history from the dawn of human civilization in Mesopotamia. Running chronologically, more or less, from 3000 BCE to the bronze age collapse of 1200BCE.
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