Category Archive: Cultural History

The Gods of Alcohol

In alphabetical order I present to you, drum roll please… the gods of alcohol. Dionysus (Bacchus), Greek God Dionysus, Romanised as Bacchus, was the god of grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual… Continue reading

The Epic of Gilgamesh (2700BCE)

The Epic of Gilgamesh is perhaps the oldest written story on earth. It is an epic poem retelling the exploits of a king who reigned over the Sumerian city-state of Uruk around 2700 BCE. Sumer… Continue reading