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  • Sargon of Akkad (Šarrukînu, also known as Sargon the Great, Sargon I), Mesopotamian king, founder of the city of Agade and the Akkadian dynasty, unifier of Sumer and Akkad (2334 BC - 2279 BC).
  • Sargon I, Assyrian king (r. 1920 BC - 1881 BC).
  • Sargon II, Assyrian king (r. 722 BC - 705 BC).
  • Simon Sargon, 20th century American composer and professor.
  • Sargon Gabriel, popular Assyrian singer.
  • Sargon Dadesho, Assyrian nationalist.

Sargon of Akkad, also known as Sargon the Great (Akkadian Å arru-kinu, cuneiform Å AR.RU.KI.IN , meaning the true king or the king is legitimate), was an Akkadian king famous for his conquest of the Sumerian city-states in the 24th and 23rd centuries BC.[1] The founder of... Sargon (2334 BC - 2279 BC short chronology) was the first person in recorded history to create an empire, or multi-ethnic state. ... Sargon II (right), king of Assyria (r. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Dadesho giving speech at Assyrian Universal Alliance confrence in Iran (2007). ...

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Sargon of Akkad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (920 words)
Sargon's vast empire is known to have extended from Elam to the Mediterranean sea, including Mesopotamia and possibly parts of Anatolia.
Sargon's dream involved the favor of the goddess Inanna and the drowning of Ur-Zababa by the goddess.
Sargon captured Mari, Yarmuti and Ebla as far as the Cedar Forest (Amanus) and the silver mountain (Taurus).
Sargon II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1376 words)
The eighth campaign of Sargon against Urartu in 714 BC is well known from a letter from Sargon to the god Ashur (found in the town of Assur, now in the Louvre) and the bas-reliefs in the palace of Dur-Sharrukin.
Sargon plundered the fertile lands at the southern and western shore of Lake Urmia, felling orchards and burning the harvest.
After the capture of Marduk-apla-iddin, Babylon yielded to Sargon and he was proclaimed king of Babylonia in 710, thus restoring the dual monarchy of Babylonia and Assyria.
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