The ancient Babylonian language, as spoken by Akkadians, Babylonians and their "gods," the Anunnaki, can now be heard for the first time in 2,000 years.
Two years ago, Cambridge University scholars began resurrecting the "lost" tongue after discovering how the language was originally pronounced and spoken. They began posting readings and poems online, allowing the public to hear the language spoken by earth's earliest civilization and its "gods."
Babylonian was one of the chief languages of Ancient Mesopotamia, dating back as far as the second millennium BC, but died out around 2,000 years ago. Now, after two years of reading and posting audio files, the Cambridge scholars have amassed dozens of recorded readings - including "The Epic of Gilgamesh," man's earliest known
Examples can be heard here.