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Anshan (Persia)
Coordinates: 30°00′42″N 52°24′28″E / 30.01167°N 52.40778°E / 30.01167; 52.40778Location of Anshan within the Elamite empire. The approximate Bronze Age extension of the Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
is shown.Anshan (Sumerian: 𒀭𒍝𒀭 Anzan), modern Tall-i Malyan (Persian: تل ملیان‎), was an ancient city. The site is located 46 km north of Shiraz, in the Beyza/ Ramjerd
Ramjerd
plain, in the province of Fars in the Zagros
Zagros
mountains, south-western Iran. It was one of the early capitals of Elam
Elam
from the late 4th millennium BC
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College
(/ˈdɑːrtməθ/ DART-məth) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is the ninth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.[6] Although founded as a school to educate Native Americans in Christian theology and the English way of life, Dartmouth primarily trained Congregationalist ministers throughout its early history before it gradually secularized, emerging at the turn of the 20th century from
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Sin (mythology)
Sin
Sin
/ˈsiːn/ (Akkadian: 𒂗𒍪 Su'en, Sîn) or Nanna (Sumerian: 𒀭𒋀𒆠 DŠEŠ.KI, DNANNA) was the god of the moon in the Mesopotamian mythology
Mesopotamian mythology
of Akkad, Assyria
Assyria
and Babylonia. Nanna is a Sumerian deity, the son of Enlil
Enlil
and Ninlil, and became identified with Semitic Sin. The two chief seats of Nanna's/Sin's worship were Ur in the south of Mesopotamia and Harran
Harran
in the north. A moon god by the same name was also worshipped in pre-Islamic South Arabia. He was also an ancient god protector of shepherds
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Ibbi-Sin
Ibbi-Sin, son of Shu-Sin, was king of Sumer
Sumer
and Akkad and last king of the Ur III dynasty, and reigned c. 1963 BC-1940 BC (Short chronology). During his reign, the Sumerian empire was attacked repeatedly by Amorites. As faith in Ibbi-Sin's leadership failed, Elam
Elam
declared its independence and began to raid as well. Ibbi-Sin
Ibbi-Sin
ordered fortifications built at the important cities of Ur and Nippur, but these efforts were not enough to stop the raids or keep the empire unified. Cities throughout Ibbi-Sin's empire fell away from a king who could not protect them, notably Isin
Isin
under the Amorite ruler Ishbi-Erra. Ibbi-Sin
Ibbi-Sin
was, by the end of his kingship, left with only the city of Ur
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Ur
Ur (Sumerian: Urim;[1] Sumerian Cuneiform: 𒋀𒀕𒆠 URIM2KI or 𒋀𒀊𒆠 URIM5KI;[2] Akkadian: Uru;[3] Arabic: أور‎; Hebrew: אור‎) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia, located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar (Arabic: تل المقير‎) in south Iraq's Dhi Qar Governorate.[4] Although Ur was once a coastal city near the mouth of the Euphrates
Euphrates
on the Persian Gulf, the coastline has shifted and the city is now well inland, on the south bank of the Euphrates, 16 kilometres (9.9 miles) from Nasiriyah
Nasiriyah
in modern-day Iraq.[5] The city dates from the Ubaid period
Ubaid period
circa 3800 BC, and is recorded in written history as a city-state from the 26th century BC, its first recorded king being Mesannepada
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Shu-Sin
Shu-sin was king of Sumer
Sumer
and Akkad, and was the penultimate king of the Ur III
Ur III
dynasty. He succeeded his brother Amar-Sin, and reigned c. 1972-1964 BC (short chronology). Following an open revolt of his Amorite
Amorite
subjects, he directed the construction of a fortified wall between the Euphrates
Euphrates
and the Tigris rivers in his fourth year, intending it to hold off any further Amorite
Amorite
attacks. He was succeeded by his son Ibbi-Sin. See also[edit]Ancient Near East portalA Love Song of Shu-Sin
Shu-Sin
(B) History of Sumer Sumerian king listReferences[edit] Shu-Sin
Shu-Sin
year names at cdli Stiebing Jr., William H. (2003). Ancient Near Eastern History and Culture. New York: Pearson Education
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Persian Empire
The Persian Empire
Empire
(Persian: شاهنشاهی ایران‎, translit. Šâhanšâhiye Irân, lit. 'Imperial Iran') is a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia/ Iran
Iran
since the 6th century BC in the Achaemenid
Achaemenid
era, to the 20th century AD in the Qajar
Qajar
era.Contents1 Achaemenids 2 Parthians and Sasanians 3 Safavids 4 List of the dynasties described as a Persian Empire 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksAchaemenids The first dynasty of the Persian Empire
Empire
was created by Achaemenids, established by Cyrus the Great
Cyrus the Great
in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires.[1] It covered much of the Ancient world and controlled the largest percentage of the earth's population in history when it was conquered by Alexander the Great
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Neo-Sumerian
 Syria  Lebanon  IranMap showing the Ur III state and its sphere of influenceThe Third Dynasty of Ur, also known as the Neo-Sumerian Empire, refers to both a 22nd to 21st century BC (middle chronology) Sumerian ruling dynasty based in the city of Ur and a short-lived territorial-political state which some historians consider to have been a nascent empire. The Third Dynasty of Ur
Third Dynasty of Ur
is commonly abbreviated as Ur III by historians studying the period. The Third Dynasty of Ur
Third Dynasty of Ur
was the last Sumerian dynasty which came to preeminent power in Mesopotamia. It began after several centuries of control by Akkadian
Akkadian
and Gutian kings
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Lagash
Lagash[4]/ˈleɪɡæʃ/ (cuneiform: 𒉢𒁓𒆷𒆠 LAGAŠKI; Sumerian: Lagaš) is an ancient city located northwest of the junction of the Euphrates
Euphrates
and Tigris
Tigris
rivers and east of Uruk, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of the modern town of Ash Shatrah, Iraq. Lagash
Lagash
(modern Al-Hiba) was one of the oldest cities of the Ancient Near East. The ancient site of Nina (modern Surghul) is around 10 km (6.2 mi) away and marks the southern limit of the state
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University Of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in the University City section of Philadelphia. Incorporated as The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn is one of 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.[5] Benjamin Franklin, Penn's founder, advocated an educational program that focused as much on practical education for commerce and public service as on the classics and theology, though his proposed curriculum was never adopted
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Ohio State University
The Ohio
Ohio
State University, commonly referred to as Ohio
Ohio
State or OSU, is a large, primarily residential,[5] public university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870 as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio
Ohio
with the Morrill Act of 1862,[6] the university was originally known as the Ohio
Ohio
Agricultural and Mechanical College (Mech). The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and mechanical disciplines but was developed into a comprehensive university under the direction of then Governor (later, President) Rutherford B
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Iranian Revolution
Imperial State of IranRegency Council[a] Resurgence Party Imperial Iranian Army[b] Imperial Guard SAVAK Shahrbani Gendarmerie Revolution
Revolution
Council Interim GovernmentOpposition groups:Confederation of Iranian Students Islamic Association of Students Combatant Clergy Association Islamic Coalition Societies Fedayeen of Islam Islamist Guerrillas Movement of Militant Muslims JAMA National Front Freedom Movement Nation Party Tudeh Party People's Mujahedin Union of Communist Militants Peykar People's Fedai GuerrillasLead figures
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Akkadian Empire
Coordinates: 33°6′N 44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100 Akkadian
Akkadian
Empire𒆳𒌵𒆠 māt Akkadi  (Akkadian) 𒀀𒂵𒉈𒆠 a-ga-de3KI  (Sumerian)c. 2334 – 2154 BCMap of the Akkadian
Akkadian

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Manishtushu
Manishtushu
Manishtushu
(or Maništušu) was a king of the Akkadian Empire
Akkadian Empire
from 2270 to 2255 BC (Middle Chronology).[1] Biography[edit] Manishtushu
Manishtushu
was the third king of the Akkadian Empire. He was the son of Sargon of Akkad
Sargon of Akkad
and Queen Tashlultum, brother of En-hedu-ana, Rimush, and Shu-Enlil, and the father of Naram-Sin. He became king in c. 2270 BC after the death of his brother Rimush. Manishtushu, freed of the rebellions of his brother's reign, led campaigns to distant lands
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Cultural Heritage Organization Of Iran
Iran
Iran
Cultural Heritage, Handcraft and Tourism Organization (Persian: سازمان میراث فرهنگی، صنایع دستی و گردشگری ایران‎) is an educational and research institution overseeing numerous associated museum complexes throughout Iran. It is administered and funded by the Government of Iran. It was established in 1985 by legislation from the Majlis merging 11 research and cultural organizations. The current head of organization is Ali Asghar Monesan, being appointed 13 August 2017 by President Hassan Rouhani. He was formerly head of Kish Island
Kish Island
Free Area. It publishes and oversees the publication of many journals and books, and carries out projects in conjunction with foreign museums and academia
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