The God Enki in Sumerian Royal Ideology and Mythology

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This study analyzes the divine concept of the Sumero-Akkadian deity Enki in its literary and mythological development through different periods of Mesopotamian history. Sumerian myths and theology related to the god Enki are influential throughout the history of the Ancient Near East. Several mythological motives from the Sumerian cultural area later reach the creation stories of the Old Testament and beyond. Through the Biblical narratives the ancient Sumerian mythology of Enki reaches the later Christian world, and ...

The God Enki in Sumerian Royal Ideology and Mythology 2015, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447104128

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