page 1 of 348 of Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others

Mesopotamia was it largely urban area with subdued and democratic gods. Political matters were handled in Assemblies Lots of trade meant wealth and leisure time for stories – contest literature Something akin to an Ancient rap battle 4000 years ago. Storytellers used the tablets as an outline to help guide the narrator and some writer scribes were also in incantation priests