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Assyria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Overview map of the Ancient Near East in the c. BC (Middle Assyrian period), showing the core territory of Assyria w/its major cities Assur & Nineveh wedged between Babylonia downstream (to the SE) & the states of Mitanni & Hatti upstream (to the NW)

The first Babylonian empire remained a minor territory for a century after it was founded,until the reign of its sixth Amorite ruler, Hammurabi(c.1728–1686 BC) and it is only from the time of Hammurabi that southern Mesopotamia came to be known historically as Babylonia.Hammurabi expanded Babylonian dominance over the whole of southern Mesopotamia.He then turned eastwards and invaded the Elamites,Gutians and Kassites.To the west,the Semitic states of the Levant were conquered.

Babylon - Wikipedia Map showing the Babylonian territory upon Hammurabi's ascension in 1792 BC and upon his death in 1750 BC

Frankish empire

Frankish empire

Timeline of ancient history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ancient History Maps - Timeline of ancient history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Hephthalite Empire (white huns)   (in the first half of the 6th century), - the territories of present-day Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, India and China. Its stronghold  was Tokharistan in the Hindu Kush mountains, present-day northeastern Afghanistan. By 479, the Hephthalites had conquered Sogdiana and driven the Kidarites westwards, and by 493 they had captured areas of present-day northwestern China (Dzungaria and the Tarim…

The Hephthalite Empire (white huns) (in the first half of the century)…

The expanded Hittite Empire (red) replaces Hatti ca. 1290 BC and borders the Egyptian kingdom (green)

The expanded Hittite Empire (red) replaces Hatti, including Arzawa and Kizzuwatna ca. 1290 BC and borders the Egyptian kingdom (green)

PonticKingdom - Pontus Krallığı - Vikipedi

Map of the Kingdom of Pontus, Before the reign of Mithridates VI (dark purple), after his conquests (purple), his conquests in the first Mithridatic wars (pink), as well as Pontus' ally the Kingdom of Armenia (green).

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