Third Dynasty of Ur, c.2050 - 1950 BCE

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 03 March 2022

A map illustrating the rise of the Sumerian city-state of Ur out of the collapse of the Akkadian Empire and the forging of the Kingdom of the Third Dynasty of Ur (also known as the Sumerian Renaissance or the Ur III Empire) by its first king - Ur-Namma. Ur-Namma, and later, his son and successor Shulgi, created an empire that ruled Mesopotamia in the 21st century BCE for the third and final time in history.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2022, March 03). Third Dynasty of Ur, c.2050 - 1950 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15308/third-dynasty-of-ur-c2050---1950-bce/

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Netchev, Simeon. "Third Dynasty of Ur, c.2050 - 1950 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 03, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15308/third-dynasty-of-ur-c2050---1950-bce/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "Third Dynasty of Ur, c.2050 - 1950 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Mar 2022. Web. 08 Aug 2022.

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