Hammurabi's power rises as the cities of the north begin to grow suspicious of his ambitions, and then have those suspicions proven correct when he goes to war with them. But amid all the devastation of war, we have a chance to look at the beating heart of the Mesopotamian economy, agriculture, and what it tells us about why Babylon was able to become so dominant.
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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