We all know the great conquerors of history – these mighty leaders proved their strategic genius time and again through their spectacular battlefield exploits. But one name we often forget predates them all, and hails from the desert, in the cradle of civilization. This Mesopotamian leader established a sprawling empire in his lifetime, bringing city-states to their knees, and spreading terror through the hearts of his enemies.
This is Ancient Origins, and today we’ll be recounting the incredible story of King Sargon the Great, founder of the Akkadian Empire. S