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Ukhut, "Sacred Woman of the Temple of Ishtar"

“The poem goes on to introduce a new character, Tsaidu, the hunter, apparently designed by the gods to bring about the meeting of Gilgamesh… 419 more words

Myths Of Babylonia And Assyria

Ist and IInd Tablet, Creation of Eabani (Enkidu)

“Now we come to the real commencement of the poem, inscribed on a fragment which some authorities assign to the beginning of the Ilnd tablet, but which more probably forms a part of the Ist. 396 more words

Myths Of Babylonia And Assyria


In the Gilgamesh epic, Tammuz is a dead Babylonian vegetation god residing in the underworld. He is adored by his sister Ishtar, and by her counterpart in Syria, Astarte. 147 more words


History of Fantasy: Part 2 - The EPICS

Have you ever wondered how the fantasy genre developed? Do you understand how knowing its history can help you write better fantasy? Join me as we delve into its origins. 350 more words


Etel Adnan / Apocalypse later

XLIV from The Arab Apocalypse

By Etel Adnan

Where do you want ghosts to reside?

In our wakeful hours there are flowers which produce nightmares… 97 more words


WWW Wednesdays: March 25th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words that asks three questions:

What are you currently reading???

Right now I’m reading  356 more words

WWW Wednesdays