The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation by Alexander HeidelThe Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation by Alexander Heidel

The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation

byAlexander Heidel

Paperback | September 15, 1963

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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.
Alexander Heidel was at the time of his death in 1955 on the research staff of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.
Title:The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the CreationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:161 pages, 7.92 × 5.22 × 0.5 inPublished:September 15, 1963Publisher:University of Chicago Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226323994

ISBN - 13:9780226323992


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Symbols and Special Characters
I. Enûma Elish
II. Related Babylonian Creation Stories
III. Old Testament Parallels