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.
The Men Who Give Birth | A Story of the Birth of Civilisation
An inextricable link exists between history and mythology. Through our myths, we tell the world what we care about and why it is important to us.
The Bare Bones of the Past | The Memories that Haunt the Collective Psyche of a People
If you were an archeologist or a historian, how would an unexpected encounter with the bare bones of the past shape your career?
The Rivalry Between Nature and Civilisation | Bronte, Sardana and Conrad
The rivalry between nature and civilisation is age-long. Ever since civilisation raised its head, nature seems to have been ignored. Many novels of the Victorian Era as well as of the modern generation tend to focus on this theme of civilisation versus nature - showing how dangerous the battle can be and how the forceful mingling of civilisation and nature can only bring disastrous consequences.