Tribute: Enheduanna

The Akkadian/Sumerian poet Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is credited with creating the framework of poetry, psalms and prayers used throughout the ancient world –Enheduanna’s compositions were used as the template for┬áthe Babylonian prayers, the Hebrew Bible and the Homeric hymns of Greece. Enheduanna is the world’s first author known by name, whose works were inscribed over…