In 2334 BC, King Sargon of Akkad founded one of the world’s greatest empires. From humble roots, he created a Golden Age in Mesopotamia. Heroic epics tell tales of a strong leader. Sargon the Great conquered the lands across southern Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and Elam (western Iran), then he used innovative tactics to keep his empire running smoothly.
Enki is a god in Sumerian mythology, but later the influence of his cult spread throughout Meso & to the Canaanites/ Hittites/ Hurrians. He instructs Atrahasis to build a boat in order to rescue his family & other living creatures from the coming deluge. After the 7-day Deluge, the flood hero fre s a swallow/ raven/ dove in an effort to find if the flood waters have receded. Upon landing, a sacrifice is made to the gods