Hammurabi's Code: Babylonian Law Set in Stone
Hammurabi was the first king of the Babylonian Empire, reigning...
Health Care in Ancient Mesopotamia
In ancient Mesopotamia the gods infused every aspect of daily life...
Herodotus on Babylon
I:192. As to the resources of the Babylonians how great they...
Inanna's Descent: A Sumerian Tale of Injustice
The Sumerian poem, The Descent of Inanna (c. 1900-1600 BCE) chronicles...
Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Mesopotamia
Medical texts from ancient Mesopotamia provide prescriptions and...
Mesopotamia: The Rise of the Cities
Once upon a time, in the land known as Sumer, the people built...
Mesopotamian Effects on Israel During the Iron Age
The Iron Age in the traditional Ancient Near Eastern chronology...
Scribes in ancient Mesopotamia
Literacy was not widespread in Mesopotamia. Scribes, nearly...
Sumerian Civilization: Inventing the Future
Imagine something that has never been thought of before. If one...
The Babylonians: Unifiers of Mesopotamia
The Babylonians began their rise to power in the region of Mesopotamia...
The Eternal Life of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh is among the most popular works of literature...
The Family in Ancient Mesopotamia
In ancient Mesopotamia the family was the basic unit of society...