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The Epic Of Gilgamesh In Sumerian

Enjoy the following few lines of the Gilgamesh as it would had sounded in Sumerian

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What Was the Importance of Ziggurats in Ancient Mesopotamia?

The people of ancient Mesopotamia practiced a religion that modern scholars are only just now beginning to understand and the physical focal point of their religion were the monumental, triangular structures known as ziggurats. 258 more words

Ancient History

A Stray Sumerian Tablet

On 13th March 2018, Cambridge University Library published their findings on a Sumerian Tablet, their oldest written document. The clay tablet, dating back 4,200 years, was written by a scribe in ancient Iraq. 287 more words





into the face of earnest innocence and anticipations that can never be rewarded. So we travel in hope, no? 280 more words


Book(s) of the Month

Enheduanna was one of the first authors in the world. She was Sumerian royalty and lived in what is known as Iraq today.

That peeked my interest so I decided to read her poems about Inanna. 211 more words

Istanbul's Archaeological Museums

The Museum of the Ancient Orient is home to a very special artefact known as Exhibit L.2461. A small clay tablet inscribed in Sumerian cuneiform of a romantic poem thought to play a part in the yearly Sumerian fertility ritual between the Sumerian Ruler and the High Priestess of Inanna. 412 more words

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