The 23rd century BC was a century which lasted from the year 2300 BC to 2201 BC. Events [ edit ] Ruins of the pyramid complex of Pepi II, possibly the longest reigning monarch in recorded history
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The 23rd century BC is a century which was from the year 2300 BC to 2201 BC. Events [ change | change source ] Ruins of the pyramid complex of Pepi II, the longest reigning monarch in recorded history
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c. 2350 BC: First destruction of the city of Mari. c. 2345 BC: End of Fifth Dynasty. Pharaoh Unas died. c. 2345 BC: Sixth Dynasty of Egypt starts (other date is 2460 BC). c. 2340 BC– 2180 BC: Akkadian Empire. c. 2334 BC– 2279 BC: Semitic chieftain Sargon of Akkad 's conquest of Sumer and Mesopotamia.
4.2 kiloyear event – a severe aridification event that probably lasted the entire 22nd century BC and caused the collapse of several Old World civilizations. 2217 BC – 2193 BC: Nomadic invasions of Akkad. c. 2184 BC: Possible date for the death of pharaoh Pepi II Neferkare, the longest reigning monarch of history with 94 years on the throne.
Assyria was extant from as early as the 25th century BC, and became a regional power with the Old Assyrian Empire (c. 2025 –1750 BC). The earliest mention of Babylon (then a small administrative town) appears on a tablet from the reign of Sargon of Akkad in the 23rd century BC.
The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age, characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East. In Ancient Egypt, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom. In Mesopotamia, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Akkadian Empire. In what is now Northwest India and Pakistan, the Indus Valley Civilization developed a state society. World population growth relaxes after the burst due to
Akkadian texts are attested from the 24th century BC onward and make up the bulk of the cuneiform record. Akkadian cuneiform was itself adapted to write the Hittite language sometime around the 17th century BC. The other languages with significant cuneiform corpora are Eblaite, Elamite, Hurrian, Luwian, and Urartian.
The 21st century BC is a century which lasted from the year 2100 BC to 2001 BC. Events. Ur-Nammu (seated) gives governorship to Ḫašḫamer. c. 2100 BC – c. 2050 ...
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