- flourished c2300 b.c., Mesopotamian ruler: founder of Akkadian kingdom.
- died 705 b.c., king of Assyria 722–705.
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Examples from the Web for sargon
Sargon has put his name on some object that he dedicates to the sun-god at Sippar.
Of Sargon's zikkurat at Khorsabad, also, only four stories have been found.
Mention was again supposed to have been made of tin in the annals of Sargon.
The fall of Sargon's empire seems to have been as sudden as its rise.
What Sargon meant by this the excavations of M. Place have shown.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1
- died 705 bc, king of Assyria (722–705). He developed a policy of transporting conquered peoples to distant parts of his empire
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