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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
Adad
(Akkadian/Babylonian) The later, Babylonian version of the Sumerian Iskur....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Amurru
(Akkadian) The later version of the Sumerian Martu....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Apsu
(Akkadian/Babylonian) The later, Babylonian version of the Sumerian Abzu. According to the Babylonians, Apsu, a primordial dragon, was slain by Ea, who subsequently set up His home within Apsu's carcase....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Ninhursaga
(Sumerian) A Mother-Goddess, one of several in Sumerian mythology. She is regarded as the mother of many divinities by Enlil, who further extends His line by incestuous unions with their daughters. Her name means "Lady of the Mountains."...
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
The Necronomicon
There are those who believe in this grimoire, in its existence and in its potency, and there are those who do not. Those who believe say that this grimoire, originally named Al Azif, and written by Abdul Alhazred around 700 AD, contains the rituals that, if...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
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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Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal
In April 2003, almost the entire collection of ancient cylinder seals was stolen from the Iraq Museum in Baghdad - and it remains missing. In the chaotic, violent April of 2003, as US tanks rolled into Baghdad, the Iraq Museum was broken into and pillaged.
Slovenian museum to care for ancient Sumerian statuettes
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Three statuettes dating back nearly 5,000 years from the Sumerian civilization and found in a refugee camp last year have been temporarily placed in the care of Slovenia's national museum, one of the curators said on Friday.
Sumerian Brewing celebrates an eventful first year
Sumerian Brewing Company is preparing to celebrate its first year in business. And what a year it's been for this Woodinville brewery. Below I share information about the anniversary event and about the brewery's year-one accomplishments.
Sumerian Records Is Throwing an Epic 10th-Anniversary Tour
This year marks the tenth anniversary of metal label Sumerian Records, which is celebrating by having a hell of a bash. The record label, notable for bringing us progressive and technical metal luminaries throughout the past decade, was founded by Ash ...
Mysterious Sumerian tablet puzzles UAF librarians
Like the Maltese Falcon, the small four thousand-year-old Ancient Sumerian clay tablet is surrounded in mystery. Rasmuson Library's Curator of Rare Books Katherine Arndt says all they know is it was in their collection in 1982.

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