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"Nemea is a fertile upland valley in southern Corinthia where the Sanctuary of Zeus and its panhellenic festival with athletic games was founded in the 6th century BCE. After a period of disruption in the Classical period, when the games were removed..." – By Kim Shelton

Epic of Erra

"The “Epic of Erra” is a major Babylonian literary composition, dating from the first half of the 1st millennium BCE. The text describes the horrors of war, caused by the god Erra running amok, in an unusually rich imagery of destruction, unrest, and misery..." – By Frauke Weiershäuser

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