Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Babylonian thought of the day

"The clamour of mankind oppresses me, by their tumult I am deprived of sleep."
This was said by the god Enlil in the Atra-Hasis epic written in the 18th century BC.


Blogger Ellee Seymour said...

I love the word "tumult". It's hardly used these days, and never in this context.
Interesting pic!

8:56 pm  
Blogger Welshcakes Limoncello said...

And I know just how he felt!

10:03 pm  

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