The Atrahasis Epic: The Great Flood & the Meaning of Suffering
The Atrahasis is the Akkadian/Babylonian epic of the Great Flood...
The Babylonians: Unifiers of Mesopotamia
The Babylonians began their rise to power in the region of Mesopotamia...
The Cyrus Cylinder
The Cyrus Cylinder is a document issued by Cyrus the Great, consisting...
The Family in Ancient Mesopotamia
In ancient Mesopotamia the family was the basic unit of society...
The Hymn to Ninkasi, Goddess of Beer
The Hymn to Ninkasi is at once a song of praise to Ninkasi, the...
The Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi - Not Merely a Babylonian Job
The Ludlul-Bel-Nimeqi is a Babylonian poem which chronicles...
The Marduk Prophecy
The Marduk Prophecy is an Assyrian document dating to between 713-612...
The Mesopotamian Pantheon
The gods of the Mesopotamian region were by no means uniform in...
The Mutual Destruction of Sennacherib & Babylon
The reign of Assyrian king Sennacherib (705-681 BCE) was chiefly...
The Myth of Adapa
The Myth of Adapa (also known as Adapa and the Food of Life...
Visiting the Ancient City of Babylon
We had a 4-day national holiday. Meaning what? No clinic and no...