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The invention of writing by the Sumerians
The first war in the world recorded between the Kingdoms of Sumer and Elam with Summer as the victor
Rise of the Akkadian Empire, and the rapid growth of the cities of Akkad and Mari.
Beginning of King Hammurabi's reign of Babylon, that lasted for 42 years, until 1750 B.C.. In 1772 B.C., he came up with strict laws under the Code of Hammurabi.
King Nebuchadnezzar the second of Babylon destroys Jerusalem and forced the inhabitants of Israel into "Babylonian Exile", which leads to his appearance in the Old Testament. He also created the Ishtar Gate and the Great Ziggurat.
Babylon falls to Cyrus the second of Persia, effectially ending Babylonian culture.
Alexander the Great takes over the Babylonian area, but despite his best efforts, the glory days of Babylon are over.
Give or take a few years, around this time Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem.
Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The Roman Empire takes over Mesopotamia, but it is now mosly a ghosttowns that have forgottened their old ways, and their old gods.
Islamic forces take over most of Mesopotamia
Muhammad, founder of Islam, was born around 570 A.D..
The invention of the wheel by the Sumerians
Epic of Gilgamesh is writeen, which is the inspiration for many Bible stories.
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