78 minutes | Oct 31, 2019

Cuneiform and the Invention of Writing

For our inaugural podcast episode, we chose to focus on one of the most important technological innovations of the ancient world - the invention of writing! This episode introduces you to cuneiform, the writing system developed during the late 4th millennium BCE, with an interview with Dr. Jennifer Ross of Hood College, and a narration of Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta, the Sumerian literary composition that explains how and why writing was invented.Interview conducted on 2/23/2019.Please let us know what you think! Is there something you want more, or less, of? 
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