Definition of Akkadian 0 (0)" />

Definition of Akkadian 0 (0)

or Ac·ca·di·an [ uh-key-dee-uhn, uh-kah- ]/ əˈkeɪ di ən, əˈkɑ- /nounthe eastern Semitic language, now extinct, of Assyria and Babylonia, written with a cuneiform of the Akkadian people.Obsolete. Sumerian.adjectiveof or belonging to Akkad.of or relating to the eastern Semitic language called Akkadian.Obsolete. Sumerian.QUIZZESTHIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!But you can…

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Akkadian language 0 (0)

Akkadian language, also spelled Accadian, also called Assyro-Babylonian, extinct Semitic language of the Northern Peripheral group, spoken in Mesopotamia from the 3rd to the 1st millennium bce.Akkadian spread across an area extending from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf during the time of Sargon (Akkadian Sharrum-kin) of the Akkad dynasty, who reigned from about…

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Sargon Of Akkad Akkadian History 0 (0)

Akkad, ancient region in what is now central Iraq. Akkad was the northern (or northwestern) division of ancient Babylonia. The region was located roughly in the area where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (see Tigris-Euphrates river system) are closest to each other, and its northern limit extended beyond the line of the modern cities of…

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