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La porta d’Ishtar és una escultura construïda en el 575 aC, es diu així perquè estava consagrada per la deesa Ishtar (deesa babilònica de l’amor, la bellesa, de la vida i de la fecunditat). 71 more words

Comenta Una Obra

Tuesday 23 October 1917 We Lost 632

HMS Melampus sinks the German submarine UC-16 off Selsey Bill.

Today’s losses include:

  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • A family that will lose two sons in the Great War…
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  • Sumeria, 2500 a.C.
  • És una esultura de concha, arisenica i laspisazuli.
  • En la franja més baixa de l’Anvers la batalla està en marxa amb els carros; la franja central aniria a la banda esquerra de la part inferior i que es pot veure el derrotat amb les mans lligades i als guanyadors que els segueixen darrere amb les seves millors Gal·les.
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Of Mesopotamia

He refused a tribute would 
not pay homage to Nineveh 
on the Tigris river
King Hezekiah of Judah

On the hill at Lakish fortified
ready bristling battlements allied 
by the kingdom of Egypt he
waited for us

By the might the power of 
Sennacherib and Nisroch our 
winged eagle we plundered 
countless cities carried off their 
people horses mules camels
oxen sheep

Hezekiah would not submit to 
your yoke now our war 
machine at his gates Assyrian’s 
show no mercy

Assault the city with mud
ramps for the engines our
archers and spearmen slaying
defenders but Sennacherib 
bravely they fight raining 
down fire and rock but no game for
our Assyrian Army

Before you Sennacherib these 
prisoners ask for mercy but
as they kneel we behead
them for our god skin
them alive impale them 
on the battlements a lesson for
them all and history 

Now they come
With the gates down

Developing Ideas of Governance and Faith: Codes of Conduct

Developing Ideas of Governance and Faith: Codes of Conduct

Directions: Please read the two excerpts of ancient SW Asian codes presented below (Mesopotamian and Persian). Then, with the collaboration of your groupmates, attempt to identify the distinct quality of each code by referring to the “List of Traits”. 1,102 more words



This website has a creative format that can be during a lesson to teach Mesopotamia to upper-elementary or middle school students. There is a story that depicts life during Mesopotamia, accompanied by various interactive maps that demonstrate different aspects (ex: geographical features, natural resources, etc.) and a challenge to engage students. 109 more words


7 October 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Reveille 5 am. Digging from 530 till 730. Church parade 9 am. Followed by Holy Communion posted my letters. 13 more words