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" In those days there was no snake, there was no scorpion, there was no hyena, There was no lion, there was no wild dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Man had no rival. "
Sumerian Mythology: A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the ...
by Samuel Noah Kramer - 2007 - 182 pages
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The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character

Samuel Noah Kramer - History - 1963 - 355 pages
...age, according to Sumerian thinkers, was freedom from fear, or as the poet puts it: Once upon a time, there was no snake, there was no scorpion, There was...no wild dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Man had no rival. Let us turn now from the emotional drives and motivations to the values which pervaded...
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Kingship and the Gods: A Study of Ancient Near Eastern Religion as the ...

Henri Frankfort - Social Science - 1948 - 444 pages
...figure of the god Enlil. In a Sumerian poem the memory of a golden age is evoked in the following terms: In those days there was no snake, there was no scorpion, .... There was no lion, there was no wild dog(?), no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Man had no opponent. In those...
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In the World of Sumer: An Autobiography

Samuel Noah Kramer - History - 1988 - 253 pages
...feature of man's Golden Age, according to the Sumerian sages, was freedom from fear. 207 Once upon a time there was no snake, there was no scorpion. There was...no wild dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Man had no rival. The word "rival" brings to mind another anthropologically oriented study in which...
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Time in History: Views of Time from Prehistory to the Present Day

G. J. Whitrow - Science - 1989 - 217 pages
...its most significant feature was freedom from fear. According to a Sumerian poet: 'Once upon a time there was no snake, there was no scorpion, / There...wild dog, no wolf, / There was no fear, no terror, / Man had no rival.'1' According to Hesiod the age of idle luxury was followed successively by an age...
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Divine War in the Old Testament and in the Ancient Near East

Sa-Moon Kang - Religion - 1989 - 251 pages
...were some conflicts. This peaceful situation appears in the epic (lines 136-46):3 Once upon a time there was no snake, there was no scorpion, there was no hyena, there was no lion, there was neither dog nor wolf, there was neither fright nor goose flesh, man had no rival. At that time, the...
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The Book of Genesis, Chapters 1 - 17

1995 - 522 pages
...by SN Kramer in "The Babel of Tongues: A Sumerian Version," JAOS 88 (1968) 108-11: Once upon a time there was no snake, there was no scorpion, There was...wild(?) dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror; Man had no rival. In those days the lands Shubar and Hamazi, Harmony-tongued(?) Sumer, the great land...
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I Studied Inscriptions from Before the Flood: Ancient Near Eastern, Literary ...

Richard S. Hess, David Toshio Tsumura - Religion - 1994 - 480 pages
...tablet is found on p. 110 of the original article, but is not reproduced here]]:6 139. Once upon a time there was no snake, there was no scorpion, There was no hyena, there was no lion, There was no wild(?)7 dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, 140. Man had no rival. In those days, the lands...
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Mars/Earth Enigma: A Sacred Message to Mankind

DeAnna Emerson - Social Science - 1996 - 305 pages
...describes a once-upon-a-time state of peace and security: Once upon a time, there was no snake, no scorpion There was no wild dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Man had no rival. According to Kramer, the land of Dilmun, a veritable Garden of Eden, was probably...
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Woman Ruler: Woman Rule

Elin Sand - History - 2000 - 523 pages
...the Delhi Sultanate specifically but nevertheless has much of interest. SEMIRAMIS IN THE BEGINNING— In those days there was no snake, there was no scorpion,...no wild dog, no wolf, There was no fear, no terror, Humans had no rivals. In those days the whole universe, the people in unison, To Enlil, god of air,...
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Isaiah: Isaiah 1-12

Hans Wildberger - Religion - 1991 - 536 pages
...cit., 8393]). In the poem Enmerkar and the Lord ofAratta (ca. 1 700 BCE) one reads: "Once upon a time, there was no snake, there was no scorpion, there was...no wild dog, no wolf, there was no fear, no terror, man had no rival" (text according to SN Kramer, History Begins at Sumer [1959] 224; see Kramer, Enmerkar...
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