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Ereshkigal- Sumerian myth: goddess of the dead and ruler of the underworld. She was the only one who could pass judgement and enact laws in her kingdom.

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The Sumerians were the first known people to settle in Mesopotamia over 7,000 years ago, between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq). Sumer was often called the cradle of civilization. By the 4th millennium BC, it had established an advanced system writing, spectacular arts and architecture, astronomy and mathematics. The origin of the Sumerians remains a mystery till this day.

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darkbastardsoul: “Inanna, Sumerian Goddess of Love ” !!! This is exactly what the snake around Inanna’s neck looked like in my dream.

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Sumerian cuneiform. Cuneiform scriptis one of the earliest known systems of writing,distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus.The original Sumerian script was adapted for the writing of the Akkadian, Eblaite, Elamite, Hittite, Luwian, Hattic, Hurrian, and Urartian languages, and it inspired the Ugaritic and Old Persian alphabets.Between half a millionand two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern…

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Semiramis (Greek: Σεμίραμις, Armenian: Շամիրամ Shamiram) was the legendary wife of King Ninus, succeeding him to the throne of Assyria. ... A real and historical Shammuramat (the Akkadian and Aramaic form of the name) was the Assyrian wife of Shamshi-Adad V (ruled 824 BC–811 BC), king of Assyria and ruler of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, and its regent for five years until her son Adad-nirari III came of age.

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