Earliest attempts at understanding ancient Mesopotamia were made by “Assyriologists” of the late 19th and 20th century. These included: E.A. Budge, Edward Chiera, L.W. King, S.L. Noah Kramer, Franqois Lenormant, R.C. Thompson and L.A. Waddell among others. Their renderings have already received long-standing public attention for those who sought it. The variegated cultural influences and often violent history of Babylonia left a confusion of names, titles and images–all of which required over a century to flush out to any practical ends, by scholars and mystics alike.
[This NecroGate blog post is excerpted, abridged and revised from materials released by the Joshua Free publishing imprint as “The Sumerian Legacy: A Guide to Esoteric Archaeology” also available within the new 10th Anniversary Hardcover Anthology: “Gates of the Necronomicon: The Secret Anunnaki Tradition of Babylon” edited by Joshua Free]
Origins for the scientific field-name of “Assyriology” are derived from…
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