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#25. Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II

So literally the lamassu are some of my favorites to teach in the Ancient World – I just think they are incredibly adorable and they are so much fun to teach! 499 more words

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Student Series! Sacred Prostitution

Introduction to the Near East

The Near East describes the land stretching from Northern Africa to the Middle East. Mesopotamia, is a specific a region within the Near East, encompassed the fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. 751 more words

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Book Review: God's Rivals - By Gerald R. McDermott

Ever since the world began to be truly globalized the question of other religions has been brought to the forefront of modern thought. The question is not new by any means but whereas in previous ages other religions could be dismissed as things only existing in some faraway land, today we meet and interact with those of other religions every day. 1,961 more words



Hello and welcome to the Ancient Near East Nerd! This blog is a sister to the vlog uploaded onto youtube every Friday morning (in the UK). 186 more words

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Book Review: The Unseen Realm - By Michael S. Heiser

If there is one great noteworthy trend going on right now in the realm of biblical scholarship it is the turn towards attempting to re-read the Scriptures in their original context. 1,400 more words