Digital Hammurabi is a public outreach/digital humanities project/creative brainchild Assyriologist Megan Lewis. Megan is ably assisted by a number of friends and colleagues. Information on the whole team can be found here.

Our Mission

Our aim is to provide reliable, accurate information about the Ancient Near East (that's modern Iraq and the surrounding area!) in an entertaining and engaging fashion. 

If it's anything to do with ancient languages, history, or culture, then you are in the right place and we hope you enjoy what we do!




Digital Hammurabi on YouTube

From language classes and ancient literature, to live conferences, and interviews with scholars, the Digital Hammurabi YouTube channel contains information pertaining to all aspects of the ancient world, packaged for a non-specialist audience.

Updates weekly!

Megan Lewis (@digi_hammurabi) is a trained Assyriologist, meaning that she know more about Ancient Mesopotamia than any one person truly should! Read more...


H.A.P.S. (Humans Against Poor Scholarship) started out as a summer grant program for Ph.D. students, and has since morphed into a fully-formed non-profit, dedicated to bringing academic research to a general audience, and increasing diversity in academia. More information can be found on the H.A.P.S. website, and we accept donations here!