Archaeology and the Bible

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...9. Then were created the gods in the midst of heaven). 10. Lakhmu and Lakhamu were formed together. 1I. Ages multiplied, 12. Anshar and Kishar were created, and over them 13. Days were prolonged, there came forth 14. Anu, their son 15. Anshar and Anu 16. And the god Anu 17. Nudimmud whose fathers, his.begetters 18. Abounding in wisdom, understanding 19. He was strong exceedingly 20. And he had no rival' 21. They were established and 22. In confusion were Tiamat and Apsu2 23. They were troubled 24. In sin (?) 25. Apsu was not diminished 26. Tiamat roared 27. She smote and their deeds Other translations of this epic have been made. The most important are as follows: Zimmern. in Gunkel's Srhopfune und Chaos, pp. 401. ff.; Delitzsch, Das Babylonische WellsrhSpfunisepos (Abhandlungen der sachsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften. Bd. XVII, 1896); Muss-Arnolt, in Assyrian and Babylonian Literature. Aldine ed., edited by R. F. Harper; Jensen in Schrader's Keilinschriftluhe Bibliothek. Bd. VI; L. W. King, The Seven Tablets of Creation; Dhorme. Choix de textes relieieux assyrobabyloniens; Ungnad, in Grcssman's Altorientalisrhe Texte und Bilder cum Allen Testament; Rogers, Cuneiform Parallels to the Old Testament. A fragment of this tablet is shown in Fig. 290. 'That is. Sea and Abyss, mentioned in lines 3 and 4. Apsu was thewaters underneath the dry Und and Tiamat the salt sea. 28. Their way was not good; they themselves prospered. 29. Then Apsu, the begetter of the great gods, 30. Cried to Mummu, his minister, and said, 31. O Mummu, my minister, who delightest my heart, 32. Come, unto Tiamat let us go. 33. They went, before Tiamat they lay down, 34. A plan they formed against the gods their offspring. 35. Apsu opened his mouth, he said to her, 36. Unto...
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  • English
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  • 9781236612625