The Huns' mythical origins as well as never-before-encountered battle stratagem made them extremely difficult to defeat.
The representation of Mary as a loving mother is one that any child can understand and appreciate.
After years and years of hearing that I was condemned and in need of saving, I walked out of my school and never looked back.
It is an internal conflict that manifests itself in the external world–creating chaos and order over and over again.
The needs of ordinary citizens mean nothing to these corrupt leaders. If they encounter opposition of any sort, their instinct is to destroy.
It is fair to conclude that it was military rule--and not kingship, per se--that led to the self-deification of kings.
In Mesopotamia, the concept of a temporary ruler acting as a custodian of the divine sought to solve the conflict that had arisen between secular and religious leadership.
During and throughout the course of his long reign, Ashurbanipal utilised the resources at his disposal to construct the Library of Ashurbanipal: a collection of texts and documents of various different genres.
Inanna's care and protection of the king, her concern for his life and his fate, as well as her ability to ensure his victory during battle; are all dominant themes in what are considered to be the blessings she bestows.
It is the story of two politicians whose love affair made ancient headlines and whose story was inscribed into the tablets that tell the tale of how the unrequited love for power led to tremendous misfortune.