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The 10 Coolest Dead Languages

Akkadian, ca. 2800 BCE to 500 CE. The lingua franca of ancient Mesopotamia, Akkadian uses the same cuneiform alphabet as Sumerian. The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Enuma Elish creation myth and other texts were composed in Akkadian, which has grammar similar to classical Arabic.


The creation myth of Maori legend is simply told in Peter's stunning, illustrative style. Bold design and brief text introduce the struggle of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to part their parents and bring light to the world.


The Ojibway Creation Story- Similar to Earth on Turtle's Back (Canadian Tale- Ontario), about the formation of North America


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Enuma Elish Creation myth used in Amorite, Akkadian, Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian religion.


The Creation by James Tissot (c. 1896–1902) Tiamat is a chaos monster, a primordial goddess of the ocean, mating with Abzû (the god of fresh water) to produce younger gods


At the beginning it was only darkness and a bare land… The Aborigines of Australia are considered one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. Many different creation stories exist among