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What’s the Enuma Elish? West Asian religion

By |2019-05-29T09:30:26-07:00September 15th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Clay tablets with cuneiform writing of the Enuma Elish Story of Creation By about the time of Hammurabi, about 1700 BC, people in the Babylonian Empire were beginning to write down this story about the creation of the world. Hammurabi of Babylon Mesopotamian religion West Asian cuneiform All our West Asia articles The name, Enuma Elish, comes [...]

Who was Enlil? – Mesopotamia – West Asian gods

By |2018-04-16T08:46:50-07:00September 15th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Who was Enlil? This is what one of the tablets that was found in the Assyrian king's library looks like. This one tells the story of the Flood. The Sumerian god Enlil The god Enlil, according to Sumerian stories dating back to about 3500 BC, was a god of air and wind, weather and storms. He also was [...]

Tower of Babel – Bible stories

By |2019-02-07T12:49:35-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Breughel's medieval painting of the Tower of Babel From the Bible story: According to the Book of Genesis in the Bible, after the Flood people again began to get wicked. Noah's Flood story More Bible stories The Jews and the Levant All our West Asia articles Why is it the Tower of Babel? Then they [...]