Day: May 4, 2019

Lord of the Deep: A radiant dawn

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Shamash, the solar deity also known as Utu to the Sumerians, is enthroned behind the altar bearing the sun symbol, dispensing justice. He holds the Rod and Ring, a precursor of the modern orb of sovreignty. There is something about greeting the rising sun at the dawn of a new day that changes our perspective, especially on a…

The Quest for Immortality: Wilderness…

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
* …You begin to hear distant sounds… The hub-bub of city streets… At first faint… Grows gradually louder… Market sellers ply their wares… Children shout and laugh at their games… And behind the city sound-scape a lyre weaves its reedy resonances… * You find yourself amid a thriving thoroughfare of Uruk… The sun is high in the sky…

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