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The Extraordinary History of Mesopotamia

Written by Michael C. Anderson, PhD, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek and Roman cultures are universally recognized as the greatest Western civilizations from the time we consider “ancient.” Their cultural and political influence provided a foundation for modern society and its political frameworks inspired post-Enlightenment governments. The Greeks were specialists in ideas, pioneering modern philosophy,

Assyria: Land of Demons

By Benjamin Welton There is a story (most likely untrue) that begins with a team of European archaeologists overseeing a dig in northern Iraq. They are somewhere near Mosul, the current stronghold of the Sunni extremist group ISIS in Iraq. They have come to this part of the world in order to excavate relics from