I am learning that sitting down and writing the story that has been swirling around in my head for the last few years is harder than I ever thought it would be. Even after researching my characters thoroughly, when I sit down to write the words just don't want to come. Every sentence and every... Continue Reading →
After taking a day to celebrate International Women's Day, here is the last piece of the poem, Inanna and Ebih. In it, Inanna receives An's answer and then reacts the only way Inanna knows how....I'm not going to spoil it, the conclusion is below! Inanna and Ebih pt 3 An king of the... Continue Reading →
I honor of International Women's Day, I am posting the story of Enheduanna instead of the third installment of her poem, Inanna and Ebih. While the priestess began her life with every comfort that a princess could expect, after her appointment as High Priestess she had to face many difficulties, struggles, and life-changing events that... Continue Reading →
Here we go with part two of Inanna and Ebih! With tomorrow being Women Empowerment Day, I thought this was a fitting way to lead up to a full breakdown of Enheduanna's story and her struggle to take back what was stolen from her. I am inspired by what she accomplished so long ago, and... Continue Reading →
In the poem, Inanna and Ebih written by the High Priestess Enheduanna, a story about how Inanna forces the mountain Ebih into submission. Inanna loses her support from the god An, so she must learn how to rely on herself to achieve her goal of forcing Ebih to bow to her power. Due to the... Continue Reading →
We live in a world that is colored with the full spectrum of light, mingled with the darkness of violence and dissidence. After a major event of violence, we see the media and people on social media screaming for something to be done to turn our world back to the light. Calls for the masses... 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 →
Life is a journey that sets a myriad of paths before us. Throughout History, the direction we take dictates the direction of the world in which we live. Along the way, mistakes are made and we promise ourselves that we will never make them again; only to forget and repeat them over and over throughout the course of time. Action and inaction determines our influence upon society and teaches us the power of the masses, as well as the small voices screaming up at the sky. Here is where we can discuss that power and how we can draw upon the Ancient World to create our own History.