The Marriage of Martu
This 3000-year-old love story from Sumer is about the coming together of “civilised” people and “wild” people. The name Martu is Sumerian for “nomad”. The story resonates with modern-day themes of urbanisation, migration and diversification of the gene pool. The story is told by June Peters. [13:31]
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