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Dagan
(Akkadian/Babylonian) An agrarian deity, responsible for the invention of the plow, and Lord of the grain harvest. His worship was extensive in the Levant; within Mesopotamia he was relatively minor....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Martu
(Sumerian) Child of An by Ninhursaga, He was spoken of as the leveler of cities and destroyer of peoples. He was the personification of the nomad barbarians who swarmed into Mesopotamia from very early times. His name was the same as the epithet used to...
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 23
Chapter 23 23:1 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD. 23:2 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Origin of the Zodiac Signs
Zodiac is that imaginary belt encircling the earth through which the sun, moon, and the planets pass during the year.
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology

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Suggested Pdf Resources

Ancient Mesopotamia The Eden that Never Was - Library of Congress
Archaeological work in Mesopotamia. 10 Political economy, feminism, and ancient Mesopotamia. 218 02.
Lesson 1 Geography of Mesopotamia
1. World History: Ancient Civilizations. Chapter 3: Ancient Mesopotamia.
FARMING IN ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA: AN ANCIENT CIVIL
Farmers in ancient Mesopotamia faced many challenges. As a result they developed new technologies to control the water coming into their fields.
Ancient Mesopotamia
Symbols from History: Mesopotamia Today
LIFE IN ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA: Law and Government.

Suggested News Resources

Mesopotamia fascinates author
By Bill Henry Dorothy McIntosh was deep into research for her first novel, studying the history and culture of ancient Mesopotamia. As she read about the demise of an ancient capital, similar images came on TV from modern Iraq.
The Id of Mesopotamia
A new film captures Uday Hussein and the regime he served in all their horror. Hollywood has finally released a feature film that takes place in Iraq but isn't about the Iraq War.
Livingston Taylor is still winning over audiences
“Human beings have not changed, 20-year-old homo sapiens have not changed, probably since Mesopotamia,” said Taylor, 60, in a recent interview, when asked about what his students are like these days.
Emirati relics, a source of pride
There are also evidences in Abu Dhabi and other places throughout the country, confirming the land's importance as a major ancient trade route with traders from different corners – from Mesopotamia to East Africa to Indus – exchanged merchandise.
Iraq Militants Say Violence Is to Avenge Bin Laden
By MICHAEL S.

Suggested Web Resources

Mesopotamia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids - Sumer, Babylon, Assyria
Ancient Mesopotamia - Sumer, Babylon, Assyria. Home For Teachers For Kids Free Stories Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids.
Mesopotamia - The British Museum
Interactive guide to Assyria, Babylonia and Sumer along with information on geography, time, writing, gods and goddesses.
Mesopotamia - The British Museum
British Museum.
Ancient Mesopotamia

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