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The Enûma Eliš: Sumer- Babylonian Creation Mythos

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Like all ancient mythological traditions, in order to have a contextual understanding of ancient myth and the culture within which it evolved, one must look at the historical and archeological record, along with the extant textual and writing…

From Language to Writing: The Dawn of History

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The development of alphabet based language systems in general, a development that occurs in the Mediterranean at around the end of the second millennium BCE or so, represents a major evolution in the history of mankind.  It’s invention, if…

Ancient Sumerian Cosmology: Order out of Chaos

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What about the creation myths of the Babylonians and Sumerians then?  This was the next step of Charlie’s journey to get a better understanding of how man’s quest for understanding the nature of the universe and mankind’s place in it…