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Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have … More

Moon-Sun-God

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power … More

Ullikummi – a giant stone monster

In Hurrian mythology, Ullikummi is a giant stone monster, son of Kumarbi and the sea god’s daughter, Sertapsuruhi or a female cliff. The narrative of Ullikummi … More

Gudea

Gudea (Sumerian 𒅗𒌣𒀀 Gu3-de2-a) was a ruler (ensi) of the state of Lagash in Southern Mesopotamia who ruled c. 2144–2124 BC. He probably did not come from … More

Ereshkigal – Queen of the Great Earth

In Mesopotamian mythology, Ereshkigal (𒀭𒊩𒆠𒃲 EREŠ.KI.GAL, lit. “Queen of the Great Earth”) was the goddess of Kur, the land of the dead or underworld in Sumerian mythology. In … More

Tracing the Dispersion

Reconstructing ancient history, even religious history, can be compared to putting together a large, complex puzzle with many of the … More

Akitu – “head of the year”

Akitu or Akitum (barley-cutting, barley-sowing, head of the year) was a spring festival in ancient Mesopotamia. The Babylonian Akitu festival has played a pivotal role … More

Ur of the Chaldees

Ur of the Chaldees, is a city mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the birthplace of the Ismaelite and Israelite patriarch Abraham. In … More

Utu / Shamash

Utu later worshipped by East Semitic peoples as Shamash, was the ancient Mesopotamian god of the sun, justice, morality, and truth, and the twin brother of the … More

Tiamat versus Marduk

Tiamat versus Marduk is a thirty-two-century-old Babylonian myth, Creation Epic, social allegory. Tiamat was one of the first entities of … More

10 most common words about peace in arabic

Peace – سلام Transliteration: Sa-lam Truce –هدنة Transliteration: Hid-na Treaty –معاهدة Transliteration: Mu-‘a-ha-da Peacemaker –صانع سلام Transliteration: Sa-ni’ Sa-lam Olive Branch … More

Testament of Solomon

The Testament of Solomon is ascribed to King Solomon. It was written in the Greek language, some time in the early 1st millennium … More