Beautifully crafted and narrated, this collection of 16 legends and myths comes with a splendid introduction to the Sumerian Civilization. A brief explanation of the myth/legend follows every story – a valuable aid for teaching and learning.
The ancient Sumerians saw man as an integral part of this cosmic society. Mankind was created to be the servants of the gods. Man and nature were inextricably linked. The gods could not exist without man, but neither could man exist without his gods.