Heraclitus of Ephesos (c. 500 BCE) saw a unity to the whole of...
Herodotus on Lydia
I:93. Of marvels to be recorded the land of Lydia has no great...
Herodotus on Cats in Egypt
in houses a cat has died by a natural death, all those who dwell...
The Atrahasis Epic: The Great Flood & the Meaning of Suffering
The Atrahasis is the Akkadian/Babylonian epic of the Great Flood...
The Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi - Not Merely a Babylonian Job
The Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi is a Babylonian poem which chronicles...
The Myth of Etana
The Myth of Etana is the story of the Sumerian antediluvian King...
The Hymn to Ninkasi, Goddess of Beer
The Hymn to Ninkasi is at once a song of praise to Ninkasi, the...
Inanna's Descent: A Sumerian Tale of Injustice
The Sumerian poem, The Descent of Inanna (c. 1900-1600 BCE) chronicles...
The Myth of Adapa
The Myth of Adapa (also known as Adapa and the Food of Life...
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