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The Babylonian Genesis

The Story of the Creation

Second Edition

2d edition
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.

161 pages | 0.00 x 0.00 | © 1942, 1951

Folklore and Mythology

History: Ancient and Classical History

Religion: Comparative Studies and History of Religion

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Symbols and Special Characters
I. Enûma Elish
II. Related Babylonian Creation Stories
III. Old Testament Parallels 

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