Quick Read Type: Narrative

(Babylon was a city state in what is now Iraq, its history goes back at least five thousand years) In the beginning there was Apsu, the Primordial and Tiamat, the Chaos. Apsu was the father ancestor, identified with the land. Tiamat was the mother ancestor, identified with the sea. At […]

Babylonian Creation Myth

It was always the custom that whenever the gods had a reason to celebrate they would invite all and sundry to the party. So it was when one day Jupiter decided that he would get married, he invited all the animals to the wedding feast. All the animals were delighted […]

Jupiter and the Tortoise