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 the Egyptians
II:35. The Egyptians in agreement with their climate, which...
Herodotus on Animal Sacrifice in Egypt
II:38. The males of the ox kind they consider to belong to Epaphos...
Herodotus on Cats in Egypt
in houses a cat has died by a natural death, all those who dwell...
Herodotus on Burial in Egypt
II:85. Their fashions of mourning and of burial are these: Whenever...
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...
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