The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation

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$8.19 - $17.97
UPC:
9780226323992
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1963/9/15
Release Date:
1963/9/15
Author:
Alexander Heidel
Language:
english
Edition:
2

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Product Overview

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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