Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology RetoldLet's Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology Retold

High Priestess of Ur, the World’s First Author, Enheduanna

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The first recorded author in all of human history was a woman, a high priestess, her name was Enheduanna. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content!

CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.

Sources: The Complete Poems of Enheduanna, the World's First Author by Sophus Helle; Enheduanna.org. Things The Mesopotamians Did First; Very Baseline Ancient Iraq Bits: Wikipedia: Akkadian Empire; Mesopotamia.

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