By David Herne
Published: March 31, 2010 by
Over 5,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, something remarkable happened - the seeds of western civilisation were sown. In the city-state of Eridu, perhaps the earliest city of ancient Sumer, knowledge grew rapidly and became highly valued in its own right. Looking back in time, an intelligence beyond our understanding was determined to learn something of the profound discoveries that occurred there.