En Hedu' Anna
En Hedu' Anna lived in Babylon around 2354 B.C. Her father was Sargon who
was the ruler of Babylon during that time. En Hedu' was the
chief priestess of the Moon Goddess of Babylon. This was an
extremely powerful role, as the priestess was the only person who could name any
new ruler to the city.
Sumeria and Babylon were the first cities to develop
astronomy and math. En Hedu' was one of the major
players in this creation.
She helped create several observatories to
view the stars and the moon. En Hedu' also helped create one of the first
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