ADAPA AND THE FOOD OF LIFE by R. W. Rogers

ADAPA AND THE FOOD OF LIFE

byR. W. Rogers

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Adapa and the food of Life
Translated by R. W. Rogers

He was a semi-divine being and was the wise man and priest of the temple of Ea at Eridu, which he provided with the ritual bread and water. In the exercise of this duty he carried on fishing upon the Persian Gulf. When Adapa was fishing one day on a smooth sea, the south wind rose suddenly and overturned his boat, so that the was thrown into the sea. Angered by the mishap, he broke the wings of the south wind so that for seven days it could not blow the sea's coolness over the hot land. Anu calls Adapa to account for this misdeed, and his father Ea warns him as to what should befall him. He tells him how to fool Tammuz and Gishzida, who will meet him at the gate of heaven. Ea cautions him not to eat or drink anything in heaven, as Ea fears that the food and drink of death will be set before Adapa.

Title:ADAPA AND THE FOOD OF LIFEFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2012Publisher:AppsPublisherLanguage:English

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