The World's First Armies: The Armies of Sumer and Akkad, 3500-2200 BC

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First published at 03:36 UTC on October 24th, 2017.

The area of present-day Iraq is the site of ancient Sumer and Akkad, two city-states that produced the most sophisticated armies of the Bronze Age. The Greeks called the area Mesopotamia, literally the "land between the two rivers," a re...

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