Kassites

Subs Language Religion Ancient people of the Middle East, which is principally known for having established the dynasty that ruled Babylonia for about 450 years, starting around 1600 BCE. Much...

Marduk vs Tiamat: A Passionate Story of Love and Revenge

Marduk vs Tiamat is an epic story of love, revenge, and sacrifice. This battle took place at the time of the ancient civilization of...

Leontius – Byzantine Empire

You could almost miss Leontius of Byzantium with such a short reign, but if you did, you would miss out on a mystery. Who...

Ugallu: The Goods and Evils of Mesopotamia’s Big-Weather-Beast

Ugallu was a mysterious demon known to have existed in Babylon, both as a good and bad god. He acted as a protective spirit,...

Enuma Elish | Babylonian Take on the Creation Story

Of all the ancient writings in cuneiform, few have garnered general interest as the Babylonian creation myth Enuma Elish. Aside from linguistic studies about it,...

The Legendary Mythological Facts of The Mushussu Dragon

Mushussu isn’t necessarily someone more as it is something, according to Babylonian myths. To give you a more accurate idea, Mesopotamian myths mušḫuššu depicted...

Anzu Bird: Exploring an Ancient Mesopotamian Monster

Few non-divine characters are so pervasive across Mesopotamian mythology as the Anzu bird. For millennia, this part-lion-and-eagle demonic creature appeared in countless stories, some...

Isimud: Exploring The Truth About The Two-Faced God and Duality

Isimud, also known as Usmu in Akkadian legends, was a Mesopotamian god. In Sumerian mythology, Isimud the “two-faced god” was a sukkal of the...

Nergal and the Extraordinary Soul’s Journey to the Afterlife

The thought of Nergal as the god of death has been an extremely frightening idea for every man in ancient Mesopotamia. You surely don’t...

Amurru: The Unique Story of an Ancient Country and Its Mountain...

Amurru was the god of the Arabian immigrants, the Amorites, according to the ancient people of Mesopotamia. They settled in the adjoining lands of...

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