The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation

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University of Chicago Press, Sep 15, 1963 - History - 153 pages
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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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ABANDONED The Babylonian Genesis : The Story of Creation by Alexander Heidel Published: 1942, 2nd edition 1951 format: 166 page Hardcover acquired: from my library read: 115 pages on Aug 5-6 rating: 2 ... Read full review

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ENUMA ELISH
1
RELATED BABYLONIAN CREATION STORIES
61
OLD TESTAMENT PARALLELS
82
APPENDIX
141
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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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