The prototype of the biblical story of the Hittites, are, because of archaeological discoveries, now recognized as a major power of antiquity with a rich legacy of religious texts, especially rituals.
Out of half her body he fashioned the sky containing the heavenly bodies to mark the periods of time.
The epic culminates in the glorification of Marduk and the establishment of his order.
Greek historian, remain an indispensable source for the cultural history and religion of the ancient Middle East.
And owing to the discovery of texts from Ugarit, the Homeric epic of the Greeks is now firmly linked to Middle Eastern literature.