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Who are Anunnaki?

By |2019-08-11T01:37:02+03:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The Anunnaki are a group of deities that appear in the mythological traditions of the ancient Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, and Babylonians. Descriptions of how many Anunnaki there were and what role they fulfilled are inconsistent and often contradictory. In the earliest Sumerian writings about them, [...]

Snake (Serpent): One of the Oldest Mythological Symbols.

By |2019-05-16T03:28:48+03:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a crawling animal or snake. Snakes have been associated with some of the oldest rituals known to humankind and represent dual expression of good [...]

The History of Calendars

By |2019-03-27T15:20:18+03:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The history of calendars means that people creating and using methods for keeping track of days and larger divisions of time covers a practice with ancient roots. Archeologists have reconstructed methods of timekeeping that go back to prehistoric times at least as old as the [...]

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2019-01-20T23:17:47+03:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as listed by Hellenic culture, described as a remarkable feat of engineering with an ascending series of tiered gardens containing a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and vines, resembling a [...]

Orion Constellation Myths

By |2019-11-20T15:20:15+03:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Orion is perhaps the most recognizable of all constellations. It's containing two of the night sky’s brightest stars, Rigel and Betelgeuse, it also straddles the celestial equator, meaning that it can be seen throughout most of the world, except near to the planet’s polar extremities. [...]