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 Burial in Egypt
II:85. Their fashions of mourning and of burial are these: Whenever...
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 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...