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Enheduanna (c:a 2300 BC) was an Sumerian Akkadian high priestess of the moon god Nanna in Ur. She was also an author, and the daughter of king Sargon of Akkad.

She is know to us as the author of 42 hymns about Akkadian temples in different cities, a hymn to Inanna and the hymn "The Rise of Inanna".

She is generally considered the oldest author known by name.