Ishtar Timeline

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  • c. 3000 BCE - c. 2000 BCE
    Nineveh is a major religious center for the worship of the goddess Ishtar.
  • 2285 BCE - 2250 BCE
    Life of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Akkad, and world's first author known by name.
  • c. 2150 BCE - c. 1400 BCE
    The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
  • c. 1900 BCE - c. 1600 BCE
    The poem "Descent of Inanna" is written.