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published on 20 July 2010
Eridu (present day Abu Shahrein, Iraq) is considered the oldest city in the world and, certainly, is among the most ancient of ruins. Founded in circa 5400 BCE, Eridu was thought to have been created by the gods and was home to the great water god Enki (who, later, would develop from a local god to merge with deities such as Anu and Enlil as Lord of the Universe... [continue reading]

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