the akkadian empire (/əˈkeɪdiən/) was the first ancient empire of mesopotamia, centered in the city of akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding region, which the bible also called akkad. the empire unitedakkadian and sumerian speakers under one rule.
antonio luna de san pedro y novicio ancheta (spanish: [anˈtonjo ˈluna] : 29 october 1866 – 5 june 1899) was a filipino army general who fought in the philippine–american war.
regarded as one of the fiercest generals of his time, he succeeded artemio ricarte as chief of staff of the armed forces of the philippines. he sought to apply his background in military science to the fledgling army. a sharpshooter himself, he organized professional guerrilla soldiers later to be known as the "luna sharpshooters" and the "black guard". his three-tier defense, now known as the luna defense line, gave the american troops a hard campaign in the provinces north of manila. this defense line culminated in the creation of a military base in the cordillera.[1