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The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation

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The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation - Heidel, Alexander
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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 ...

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The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation 1963, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226323992

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