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I Study Sumerian Culture

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    Why I Study Sumerian Culture

    I have always been interested in ancient civiliatons. If I could have affored to go on to college I would have probably become an archeologist. I have always had a need to know where we come from. I always knew that the stories in the Bible were not complete and have always...
    littledovej littledovej 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Aruru

    When I was a child I read a story about Aruru, the Babylonian princess who formed a prince out of clay. Little did I know then that Aruru is also associated with and sometimes another name for Ninhursag, the mother goddess. I am really fascinated by everything I...
    anadolu anadolu 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    The Nights Are Fifty, The Days Are Fifty; But The Days Of Lies Are Fifty-five

                                        I suppose Sumerian culture appealed to something in me.  I've...
    Lukurkurra Lukurkurra 26-30, M Dec 27, 2009

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    Inanna Spoke:

    I have always been interested in history, legend, myth and pre-history . . . especially pre-history. The epics of Gilgamesh and Inanna have always held a special fascination for me. Specifically, while I always seek more knowledge, I am at the present writing poetry and am...
    OnlyEd OnlyEd 51-55 1 Response Apr 17, 2009

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