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03 February 2007

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Kansas City, Missouri

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is internationally recognized for its outstanding collection of more than 34,500 objects. From ancient times to modern day, this encyclopedic museum is one of the best in the country, offering visitors the opportunity to ex

02 February 2007


Founded in 1979, MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art. It is committed to the collection, presentation, and interpretation of work produced since 1940 in all media, and to preserving that work for future generatio

01 February 2007

Welcome to the British Museum

The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million

30 January 2007

Contemporary Museum HONOLULU HAWAII

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, is the only museum in the state of Hawai‘i devoted exclusively to contemporary art. TCM provides an accessible forum for provocative, dynamic forms of visual art, offering interaction with art and artists in a unique I

Kunsthaus Graz

Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum Lendkai 1, A-8020 Graz T +43-316/8017-9200 F +43-316/8017-9212

29 January 2007

Museum Of Architecture :Istanbul,Turkey

The virtual Museum of Architecture created on the internet by the Turkish Building and Information Centre constitutes the first step towards the creation of a real life Turkish Museum of Architecture, a project which has been on the agenda for many years

Topkapi Web Page

Topkapi Palace was home to all the Ottoman sultans until the reign of Abdulmecid I (1839-1860), a period of nearly four centuries. The order for the construction of the Topkapi Palace on the Seraglio Point overlooking both Marmara and Bosphorus was given

28 January 2007

Ancient Sumer History in Mesopotamia

Genesis 10:10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh in the land of Shinar (Sumer) .....Genesis 11:2 And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east that they found a plain in the and of Shinar; and they dwelt there

MYTHS OF THE FLOOD - Myths of Creation and of Origin - Myths of the flood - Mircea Eliade, "From Primitives to Zen"

Gilgamesh has made a long and difficult journey to learn how Utnapishtim acquired eternal life. In answer to his questions, Utnapishtim tells the following story. Once upon a time, the gods destroyed the ancient city of Shuruppah in a great flood. But Utn

A SUMERO-AKADIAN PRAYER - Man and the Sacred - Prayers and hymns - Mircea Eliade, "From Primitives to Zen"

This prayer is, in effect, a general prayer, asking any god for pardon for any transgression. The writer, in his suffering, admits that he may have broken some divine rule. But he does not know either what he has done or what god he has offended. Furtherm

THE GREAT HYMN TO SHAMASH - Man and the Sacred - Prayers and hymns - Mircea Eliade, "From Primitives to Zen"

21. You climb to the mountains surveying the earth,22. You suspend from the heavens the circle of the lands.23. You care for all the peoples of the lands,24. And everything that Ea, king of the counsellors, had created is entrusted to you.25. Whatever has

Proverbs of Ahikar the Wise

The story of Ahikar (Ahiqar) the Wise is one of the most popular and often translated in the ancient Middle East. While it is thought that the original was written in Assyrian language, the story exists in many versions. These include Syriac, Arabic, Arme

ENKI, A SUMERIAN HIGH GOD - Gods, Goddesses and Supernatural Beings - Gods of the ancient Near East, ancient India, and Japan - Mircea Eliade, "From Primitives to Zen"

'Enki and the World Order' is one of the longest and best preserved of the extant Sumerian narrative poems. The poem begins with a hymn of praise addressed to Enki; some of it is destroyed and unintelligible, but generally speaking, it seems to exalt Enki

Ancient History Sourcebook: A Collection of Mesopotamian Laws, c. 2250 - 550 BCE

1. BE it enacted forever and for all future days: If a son say to his father, "You are not my father," he [the father] can cut off his [the son's] locks, make him a slave and sell him for money. If a son say to his mother, "You are not my mother," she can

Ancient History Sourcebook: The Legend of Sargon of Akkadê, c. 2300 BCE

1. Sargon, the mighty king, king of Akkadê am I,2. My mother was lowly; my father I did not know; 3. The brother of my father dwelt in the mountain.4. My city is Azupiranu, which is situated on the bank of the Purattu [Euphrates],5. My lowly mother conc

Babylonia and Ancient Near Eastern Texts - Britannica Keyed

Israel fell into Babylon-Canaanite-Egyptian worship as musical idolatry at Mount Sinai. Because of that God turned them over to worship the "starry hosts" according to Stephen in Acts 7 and many of the prophets. The worship of the MONARCHY was in a Jebusi

The Concept Of Personal God(dess) In Enheduana's Hymns to Inanna

Enheduana is becoming known today as the first named author in all of world literature. She is credited by many as having written and compiled what is known as The Sumerian Temple Hymns, consisting of 42 hymns to the temples of Sumer and Akkad as well as


He who saw everything in the broad-boned earth, and knew what was to be known Who had experienced what there was, and had become familiar with all things He, to whom wisdom clung like cloak, and who dwelt together with Existence in Harmony He knew the