Who was the world's first author? - Soraya Field Fiorio


Who was the world's first author? - Soraya Field Fiorio with tags enheduanna, mesopotamia, ancient mesopotamia, first author, history, worlds first writer, worlds first poet, poetry, poems, religion, high priestess, ancient cities, ancient world, culture, world culture, sumer, sappho, homer, king sargon, akkadian language, akkadian empire, inanna, naram sin, hebrew old testament, christian hymns, education, animation, soraya field fiorio, laura white, ted, ted-ed, ted ed, teded, ted education

Travel back in time to ancient Mesopotamia and meet Enheduanna, a high priestess and the worlds first author.--4,300 years ago in ancient Sumer, the most powerful person in the city of Ur was banished to wander the vast desert. Her name was Enheduanna, and by the time of her exile, she had written forty-two hymns and three epic poems and Sumer hadnt heard the last of her. Who was this woman, and why was she exiled? Soraya Field Fiorio details the life of historys first author. Lesson by Soraya Field Fiorio, directed by Laura White.Animator's website: https://laurajenniferwhite.com/Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterSupport us on Patreon: http://bit.ly/TEDEdPatreonFollow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TEDEdFacebookFind us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTwitterPeep us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/TEDEdInstagramView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/who-was-the-world-s-first-author-soraya-field-fiorioThank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Joo Henrique Rodrigues, Sebastiaan Hols, Aries SW, SANG HAN, Amy Lopez, ReuniteKorea, Vinh-Thuy Nguyen, Liz Candee, Clovis Norroy, Danielle Downs, Nik Maier, Angel Pantoja, Nishant Suneja, , Srinivasa C Pasumarthi, Kathryn Vacha, Anthony Arcis, Jeffrey Segrest, Sandra Fuller Bocko, Alex Pierce, Lawrence Teh Swee Kiang, BRENDAN NEALE, Jane White, Karmi Nguyen, John C. Vesey, Yelena Baykova, Harshita Jagdish Sahijwani, Won Jang, Nick Johnson, Tariq Keblaoui, Carlos H. Costa, Eimann P. Evarola, Aleksandr Lyozin, Mohamed Elsayed, Alan Wilder, Marcus Appelbaum, Francisco Leos, Kevin O'Leary, Les Howard, Ten Cha, Mehmet Yusuf Ertekin, Arlene Weston, phkphk123321, Jennifer Kurkoski, Ryan B Harvey, Austin Randall, Abhishek Bansal, Jayant Sahewal, Dian Atamyanov and igor romanenko.