Babylonian Genesis

Babylonian Genesis

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Here is a complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, of both the Semitic Babylonian and the Sumerian material. Each creation account is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the age and provenance of the tablets, the aim and purpose of the story, etc. Also included is a translation and discussion of two Babylonian creation versions written in Greek. The final chapter presents a detailed examination of the Babylonian creation accounts in their relation to our Old Testament literature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 165 pages
  • 140 x 220 x 10.16mm | 198g
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0226323994
  • 9780226323992
  • 574,240

About Alexander Heidel

Alexander Heidel was at the time of his death in 1955 on the research staff of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.
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