Through a narrow gorge it emerges into view, revealing awe-inspiring monuments cut into the surrounding cliffs. What is this astonishing city? Who built it, and why? Two thousand years ago, Petra stood at a crossroads of the ancient Near East. Camel caravans passed through, loaded with spices, textiles and incense from distant regions--and through such commerce, the city flourished.
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The extant text of this poem, which we may entitle "The Epic of Enmerkar," is reconstructed from the following tablets and fragments: CBS 29.13.194, 29.16.422; PBS V 8; PBS XIII 8; SEM 14, 16; SRT 34. The following pieces may also belong to this composition: BE XXXI 44 (cf. P. 107 dealing with the exploits of Enmerkar in the course of subjugating Aratta to Erech. 2. 3. 4. P. 108 [paragraph continues] C. 5. 6. 7. P. 109 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. No. 1 is the picture of a star; it represents primarily the Sumerian word an, "heaven.
" p. 110 No. 2 represents the word ki, "earth. " No. 3 is probably a more or less stylized picture of the upper part of a man's body; it represents the word lu, "man. " No. 4 is a picture of the pudenda; it represents the word sal, "pudenda. " No. 7 is the picture of a head; it represents the Sumerian word sag, "head. " p. 111 p. 112 19. 21. Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. College Museum of Ancient Inventions: Museum Directory.
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Conway) (Greek lyric C5th B.C.) : "Does not even now great Atlas struggle to bear up the weight of heaven, far from his fathers’ land and his possessions? But almighty Zeus set free the Titanes for as time passes and the breeze abates, the sails are set anew. " The Titans were an elder generation of gods who ruled the cosmos before the Olympians gods came to power.
They were responsible for the original ordering of time and the establishment of fixed heavenly cycles. The eldest of the Titans--Cronos and his four brothers, Crius, Coeus, Hyperion and Iapetus--were imprisoned in the stormy pit of Tartarus by Zeus after he was victorious in the War. The female Titans or Titanides remained neutral in the War, and retained their positions as prophetic goddesses. ADANUS (Adanos) An alternate name for one of the elder Titan sons of Uranus. ANDES An alternate name for one of the elder Titan sons of Uranus. ANYTUS (Anytos) One of the younger Titans or Curetes.