It took a while after Part One was posted before I was able to write Part Two. It's extremely difficult to go back to the dark places where I once lived, so it takes me a while to get that courage back in order to do so. When I'm not actively thinking about these past experiences, I'm able to think of them as belonging to someone who no longer exists because I have grown past all of these things. Unfortunately, when I actually start writing them, I feel every ounce of pain and fear that I once felt as if I was still there. I know it's irrational, but when is Depression ever rational? At any rate, here is Part Two of what is turning into a very long story.
Ubarum and Manishtushu looked over the requirements sent by Enheduanna regarding the upcoming marriage ritual to be held at the end of the harvest. To the king, it felt like every year the festival required more money and more resources from the crown, while it seemed the temple did nothing to absorb the cost of... Continue Reading →
I have written a lot about Enheduanna and her life in my blog, but have written very little about her nephew, Naram-sin. He was considered to be one of the greatest kings in Sumerian history, and some would say his political and militaristic abilities even surpassed that of his grandfather, Sargon the Great. Naram-sin reigned... Continue Reading →
Welcome to my blog! Here is where I plan to discuss the philosophies of the Ancient World and compare and contrast them against our modern society. In all of the reading of History that I have done, I have noticed that the people suffered a lot of the same issues that we do today. Sometimes... Continue Reading →