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one of the ancient kingdoms of Mesopotamia, the northern division of Babylonia.
Also called Agade. a city in and the capital of this kingdom, one of the three cities of Nimrod’s kingdom. Gen. 10:10.
Historical Examples

This was centuries before Sargon of Akkad followed in his footsteps.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 1 (of 12) G. Maspero

The son of the king, the princes, and soldiers were in Akkad.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

Nothing can be better than two seal-cylinders that have come down to us from the age of Sargon of Akkad.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

In the month Sivan there was mourning for the kings mother in Akkad.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

These kings combined with the title king of Ur the title king of Sumir and Akkad.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

He was besieged in Akkad, but a successful sally drove back the rebels, and they were soon utterly crushed.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

From the 27th of Adar to the 3rd of Nisan there was lamentation in Akkad.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

Soon after his death the power of Akkad went to pieces, and the Sumerian city of Erech again became the centre of empire.
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie

The prominent figure of Naram Sin, a later king of Akkad, bulks largely in history and tradition.
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie

Among other cities which had to be chastised was ancient Akkad, where a rival monarch endeavoured to establish himself.
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie

a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360–2180 bc) Ancient name Agade (əˈɡɑːdɪ; əˈɡeɪdɪ)
an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named


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