Communicator (communicator) wrote,

Ancient voices of women

Nearly finished Deathly Hallows (I'm on page 555). Here's a link you might like.

OTHER WOMEN'S VOICES Translations of women's writing
before 1700

The most ancient writer is Enheduanna (2200 BC, Sumerian) read her hymn to Inana
The Anuna gods crawl before her august word
whose course she does not let An know;
he dares not proceed against her command.
She establishes her own action,
and no one knows how it will occur.
She makes perfect the great divine powers,
she holds a shepherd's crook,
and she is their magnificent pre-eminent one.
She is a huge shackle clamping down upon the gods of the Land.
Her great awesomeness covers the great mountain
and levels the roads.

I think I will be returning to this site again and again.
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