After initially opposing the idea, the Ugaritic storm-god Baal agreed to include a window In the design of his new palace. His decision was to lead to a confrontation with Mot (Death). The divine craftsman Kothar wa-Hasis suggested a window …

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Mesopotamia may not have had the world’s earliest myths, but it was almost certainly the first place where myths were written down. The Sumerian people invented cuneiform writing there around 3500 BC, and by 2500 the script was being used …

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