Ancient name for Akkad (or ACCAD, which see), one of the chief cities of Babylonia (Genesis 10:10), and the capital city of Sargon, who lived and ruled in Babylonia circa 3500 BC. Together with Shunir it formed part of one of the royal titles: "kings of Shunir (Sumer) and Accad."
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AGADE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". <http://classic.studylight.org/enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T264>. 1915.