Saturday, October 31, 2020

Gilgamesh – The Epic Tale of King Gilgamesh of Uruk

The tale of Gilgamesh is the oldest recorded story in history and is about King Gilgamesh of Uruk. The fate of his friend Enkidu...

Ancient Near East Trade Patterns

Trade and commerce increased as ancient civilizations achieved a dominant, imperial status within the Near East and developed common standards of exchange. The emergence of...

Babylon’s History with the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris

The ancient city of Babylon has an interesting history of relationship to its rivers and waterways. Mesopotamia was a civilization that built up around the...

Gods of the Ancient Near Eastern World

The focus here is on the early religions which would have an impact on the later cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome in how...

The Kurdish People’s Ancient Origins

Before the great city-states of ancient Sumer and Akkad people chose the caves and foothills of Kurdistan for their dwellings. Many history books have...