The Myth of Adapa
The Myth of Adapa (also known as Adapa and the Food of Life...
Ashurbanipal's Collection of Babylonian Proverbs
King Ashurbanipal collected over 30,000 clay tablets at Nineveh...
Xenophon's Defense of Socrates
Xenophon (430-354 BCE) was an early disciple of Socrates and a...
Hesiod on the Birth of the Gods
The Greek poet Hesiod (c. 700 BCE) is most famous for his works...
Pausanius' Guide To Ancient Athens
Pausanius was a 2nd century CE writer who traveled extensively...
The Banquet Stele of Ashurnasirpal II
When he came to the throne in 884 BCE, Ashurnasirpal II had to...