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15 09, 2017

West Asian religion – Enuma Elish to Islam

By |2019-09-04T07:28:49-07:00September 15th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Sumerian clay worshippers from Tell Asmar Why did so many religions start in West Asia? West Asia has been the home of many of the world's most popular religions, and has always been a hotbed of new religious ideas. Some of the religions that started in West Asia are Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and [...]

15 09, 2017

What’s the Enuma Elish? West Asian religion

By |2019-09-04T07:29:46-07:00September 15th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 09, 2017

Who was Enlil? – Mesopotamia – West Asian gods

By |2019-09-04T07:29:54-07:00September 15th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

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 [...]