Mesopotamia was in turmoil during the third millennium BCE. The conquest of Sargon the Great resulted in the formation of the world’s first great empire. Akkad grew to be one of the world’s largest cities, and northern and southern Mesopotamia were united for the first time in history. Enheduanna, Sargo of Akkad’s daughter, is a fascinating character in this historical setting.
Where did sounds, words and languages come from? What happens when a language disappears? What happens when a way of writing becomes extinct? In this third volume of the Time … Continue reading New Release – Time Maps: Evolution of Languages and Writings
Some time ago, I conducted a group interview on how to make history interesting to learn . The interview was very well received, and I personally learned a great deal. … Continue reading Me and History (Part 1) – David Leonhardt: Only Storytellers Should Teach History