Nippur was noted in ancient Sumerian society as aconsecrated city, the navel or center of Sumerian religious society. It wasthe nerve center where astronomy was utilized and entrusted to the priestlycaste and where the Nippurian calendar originated as soon as the orbits ofthe post-diluvium sun, earth, and moon were calculated. Scholars know todaythis calendar was synthesized about 4000 BC in the age of Taurus. The was derived from this Nippurian calendar as it based its origin on thebeginning year of 3760 BC (where 1997 is the Jewish year of 5757) The Jewishsages recount that these are the years that have passed “since counting [ofyears] began”
The best known of the ancient writing systems is probably Egyptian hieroglyphics, a term meaning "sacred carvings," since many of the earliest writings were inscribed on stone.
Sumeria y Los Anunnaki - Sumer and The Anunnaki
Some scholars have suggested that travelers from Mesopotamia and from Southeast Asia brought agricultural methods to China, which stimulated the growth of ancient Chinese civilization.
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the population of Sumer had increased to the point where people were living in cities and had developed a preponderance of those elements previously noted as constituting civilization.
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Terah as noted earlier resided in Harran, and was theoracle high priest of the temple of Harran, copied after the divine city of Nippur. Tell Harran, recognized as a typical tell in the Mesopotamian valley, locatedeighteen kilometers from the modern Syrian border therefore became the focalcenter of the Abram story, the area of his roots, in the land of the People ofthe Ram from the House of Terah. In Daniels time, the Chaldeans spokeSyriack (Daniel 2:4 KJV), now known as Armenian,or the language of ancient Syrian. In the Jewish Kabballah, when thedivine visitors announced to Abram that Sarai, his wife was in child, he laughedand said, “No! Not Sarah! As a child, my Lord, I spent much time jesting withthe young men of the mountains of Urartu. Yes, I played satire with the men of Ur…” In Ezekiel’sday, the land of the Chaldeans was by the river Kebar, or in UrKasdim by the modern Khabor River in upper mesopotamian valley. Therefore Urof the Chaldeas was the area above the bifurcation of the Euphrates River inthe area of Padan Aram, near the Khabor River and the Syrian border in the townof Harran, now known as Tell Harran. The people are known today as Armenians,who spoke the ancient language of Syriack in the land near the mountains ofUrartu. The linkage of Abram to Ur of Sumeria and Ur in Chaldea which haspuzzled historians and archeologists for years, may reside in the fact thatAbram probably lived and received social notoriety in both the rural andcosmopolitan region.
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His sources include, the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Atra-hasis Epic, the Erra Epic, and the Enûma Eliš to name a few. Portions of the Book of Genesis, as just one example, can best be interpreted in a consistent manner by incorporating the ancient Sumerian description of the Anunnaki.