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Halsall Home | Medieval Sourcebook | Modern History Sourcebook Other History Sourcebooks: African | East Asian | Indian | Islamic | Jewish | LGBT | Women's | Global | Science See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. Common Issues: Mesopotamian/Egyptian/Hebrew/Greek History MEGA Abzu: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East Available on the Internet [At Chicago] 2ND Emergence of Civilization in Ancient Near East [At Internet Archive, from UNT][Modern Account] 2ND The Near East 3000-1200 BCE [At Internet Archive, from UNT][Modern Account] 2ND The Near East 1250-500 BCE [At Internet Archive, from UNT][Modern Account] 2ND Arden Eby: The Origin and Development of Writing in Mesopotamia : An Economic Interpretation [At Internet Archive][Modern Illustrated Account] Interactive Map: Political Change in Ancient Mesopotamia , 3000-1000 BCE [At U. The Emergence of Kingship: Inscription of Umma and Lagash , c. 2500BCE [At] 2ND Arthur A. 2ND Harry A. Related:  the study words

The History of the Ancient Near East Electronic Compendium The Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Myth Dennis Bratcher The Enuma Elish is a Babylonian or Mesopotamian myth of creation recounting the struggle between cosmic order and chaos. It is basically a myth of the cycle of seasons. It is named after its opening words and was recited on the fourth day of the ancient Babylonian New Year's festival. This version was written sometime in the 12th century BC in cuneiform on seven clay tablets. However, there are simply too many similarities to deny any relationship between the accounts. The version presented here is a combination of several translations but is substantially based on the translation of E. Tablet I The stage is set for the story. Before they had grown in age and stature, Anshar and Kishar were formed, surpassing the others. Thus were established and were... the great gods. "O Mummu, my vizier, who rejoices my spirit, Come here and let us go to Tiamat!" As soon as Tiamat heard this, She was furious and called out to her husband. "My little son, my little son!" Tablet II

Middle East Media Research Institute Staff[edit] MEMRI's founding staff of seven included three who had formerly served in military intelligence in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).[3][4] MEMRI president and founder Yigal Carmon states that MEMRI's current staff includes "people of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths [who] hold a range of political views."[5] Objectives and projects[edit] MEMRI's original mission statement read: "In its research, the institute puts emphasis on the continuing relevance of Zionism to the Jewish people and to the state of Israel Concerning this change in their 'mission statement,' Political Research Associates (PRA), which studies the US political right, notes that it occurred three weeks after the September 11 attacks, and considers MEMRI "was previously more forthcoming about its political orientation in its self-description and in staff profiles on its website." Languages[edit] Financial support[edit] Reception[edit] Accusations of bias[edit] Selectivity[edit]

Main Page The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. See the Help! page for all the help on research I can offer. Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework.] The Ancient History Sourcebook works as follows: This Main Index page [this page] shows all sections and sub sections. To access the sub-section pages , simply browse the sections below and select the highlighted (white text with blue background) section title on the left. In addition there are two navigation bars on the left of each page for every sub-section For materials added since July 1998 see the New Additions page. Additional Study/Research Aids Introduction Paul Halsall , Compiler and Editor

Perseus Digital Library Making Sense of Evidence Making Sense of Evidence This section helps students and teachers make effective use of primary sources. “Making Sense of Documents” provide strategies for analyzing online primary materials, with interactive exercises and a guide to traditional and online sources. “Scholars in Action” segments show how scholars puzzle out the meaning of different kinds of primary sources, allowing you to try to make sense of a document yourself then providing audio clips in which leading scholars interpret the document and discuss strategies for overall analysis. Making Sense of Documents Making Sense of Oral HistoryWritten by Linda Shopes, this guide presents an overview of oral history and ways historians use it, tips on what questions to ask when reading or... Making Sense of FilmsWritten by Tom Gunning, this guide offers an overview of early twentieth-century film and how historians use it, tips on what questions to ask when... Making Sense of NumbersWritten by Gary J. Scholars in Action

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Home DictionaryComposeWriteName Privacy policyContact info Available at:AmazonBarnes & Noble Available at:AmazonBarnes & Noble © by Paul Sciortino XHTML 1.0 | CSS 2.0 New World Encyclopedia Titans of Greek Mythology THEOI.COM Pindar, Pythian Ode 4. 290 ff (trans. 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. 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. ANCHIALE (Ankhiale) A younger Titan goddess who perhaps represented the warmth of fire. ANYTUS (Anytos) One of the younger Titans or Curetes.

The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents Links marked with an asterisk (*) are to other websites and will open in a new window. Pre-Colonial To 1600 The Magna Carta (1215) Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King & Queen of Spain (1490's) The *Iroquois Constitution 17th Century 18th Century The Albany Plan of 1754 The Resolutions of the Stamp Act (Oct. 19, 1765) 19th Century First Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1801) Second Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1805) The *Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress *Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia Information on *Monticello First Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1809) Second Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1813) The text of the Star Spangled Banner (Sept. 20, 1814) First Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1817) Second Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1821) The Monroe Doctrine (Dec. 2, 1823) Inaugural Address of President *Rutherford B.

Hittite Grammar Homepage Presentation Nu nesumnili hatreski ! (Always write to me in Hittite) Introduction Welcome to the Hittite Grammar site. A Hittite grammar Hittite texts with their transcriptions and translations A Hittite lexicon A short Sumerian lexicon and a short Akkadian lexicon for use with the texts A summary table of the Hittite paradigms in a single page Project state The Hittite grammar is still under development but all chapters are now written. The Hittite lexicon can be considered complete. The Sumerian and Akkadian lexicons are far from complete. The Hittite texts are provided as exercises to put into practice your knowledge of Hittite gained by reading the grammar. The texts are edited at a slow pace, the priority being given for the moment to the completion of the grammar.

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