Fundraiser: Server Costs 2020
Please help us cover our server costs for this year. We are a non-profit organization and we would rather spend the money on our mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide.
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5000 BCE: Cuneiform script developed by Sumerians.
3500 BCE: First written evidence of religion in Sumerian cuneiform.
3500 BCE: First written evidence of religion in the world recorded on Sumerian tablets.
3000 BCE: Cuneiform script refined.
2285 BCE - 2250 BCE: Life of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Akkad, and world's first author known by name.
2150 BCE - 1400 BCE: The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
1900 BCE - 1600 BCE: Composition of The Descent of Inanna.
1900 BCE - 1600 BCE: The Descent of Inanna written down.
1640 BCE - 1700 BCE: Written form of the Atrahasis Myth of the Great Flood.
1640 BCE - 1700 BCE: The Atrahasis written down.
647 BCE - 629 BCE: Extensive collection of clay tablets acquired known as Ashurbanipal's Library at Nineveh.
100 BCE: Cuneiform abandoned for alphabetic script.
100 BCE: Utu/Shamash mentioned less frequently as cuneiform writing is replaced by the alphabet.
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