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(23rd century BC - 22nd century BC - 21st century BC - other centuries)

(4th millennium BC - 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC)


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22nd century BC at AllExperts (264 words)
* 2217 - 2193 BC -- Nomadic invasions of Akkad.
* 2138 BC -- Babylon: A solar eclipse on 9 May and a lunar eclipse on 24 May occurred and are believed to be the double eclipse that took place 23 years after the ascension of king Shulgi of Babylon by those holding to the long chronology.
* 2124 BC - Gudea, the ruler (ensi) of the city of Lagash, died.
Minoan civilization: Information from Answers.com (4599 words)
B.C. Early Minoan saw the slow rise of the culture from a neolithic state with the importation of metals, the tentative use of bronze, and the appearance of a hieroglyphic writing.
The beginning of its Bronze Age, around 2600 BC, was a period of great unrest in Crete, and also marks the beginning of Crete as an important center of civilization.
A short time after the LMIB/LMII catastrophe, around 1420 BC, the island was conquered by the Mycenaeans, who adapted Linear A Minoan script as Linear B for their Mycenaean language, a form of Greek.
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