Astrology and Astronomy in Iran and Ancient Mesopotamia

Astrology is an occult practice that originated in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China. The oldest records belong to the 2nd millennium BC and from the Old Babylonian period. However, Sumerians had some understanding of the subject as early as 3000 BC. The astrologers observed the movements of the planets and assigned them godlike features and powers. Each planet represented a god or a goddess and ruled certain areas of life. The astrologers advised the rulers/kings and interpreted the

Three Ancient Texts That Completely Shatter History as We Know It

There are numerous ‘controversial’ ancient texts that have bene found throughout the years around the globe. Most of them are firmly rejected by mainstream scholars since they oppose nearly everything set forth by mainstream historians.Some of these ancient texts are said to shatter mainstream beliefs and dogmas that have been considered as firm foundations of modern-day society. In this article, we take a look at three ancient manuscripts/texts that are extraordinary in every aspect and can
Demi Powell

Religion in the Ancient World

Religion (from the Latin Religio, meaning 'restraint’, or Relegere, according to Cicero, meaning 'to repeat, to read again’, or, most likely, Religionem, to show respect for what is sacred) is an organized system of beliefs and practices revolving around, or leading to, a transcendent spiritual experience. There is no culture recorded in human history which has not practiced some form of religion.In ancient times, religion was indistinguishable from what is known as `mythology' in the present
Demi Powell