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The Curse of Akkad: Climate Upheavals that Rocked Human History

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN The Curse of Akkad may seem like an ancient Egyptian legend, but it reflects the demise of another of the world’s greatest civilizations; the first one in fact, dating some 4,000 years ago. Due largely to changes in weather, this Mesopotamian city dissolved following a severe drought that eventually turned […]

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