This Visionary Priestess is History’s First Known Poet

The first writer in history known by name is a woman, En-hedu-anna, Sumerian for Ornament of Heaven.¬†En’ (Chief Priest or Priestess);hedu’ (ornament); `Ana’ (of heaven)” Enheduanna is a religious title. The Princess’s birth name is lost to history, as is any information about her early life, but her writing has survived over 4,000 years. Origins … Continue reading This Visionary Priestess is History’s First Known Poet