The Babylonian Story Of The Deluge And The Epic Of Gilgamish - 1920

29 août 2006|
The Babylonian Story Of The Deluge And The Epic Of Gilgamish - 1920 de A. Wallis Budge E. A. Wallis Budge
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In 1845-47 and again in 1849-51 Mr. (later Sir) A. H. Layard carried out a series of excavations among the ruins of the ancient city of Nineveh, " that great city, wherein are more " than sixteen thousand persons that cannot discern between " their right hand and their left; and also much cattle "' (Jonah iv, 11). Its ruins lie on the left or east bank of the Tigris, exactly opposite the town of Al-Mawsil, or Mosul, which was founded by the Sassanians and marks the site of Western Nineveh. At first Layard thought that these ruins were not those of Nineveh, which he placed at Nimrud, about 20 miles downstream, but of one of the other cities- that were builded by Asshur (see Gen. x, 11, 12). Thanks, however, to Christian, Roman and Muhammadan tradition, there is no room for doubt about it, and the site of Nineveh has always been known...
Titre :The Babylonian Story Of The Deluge And The Epic Of Gilgamish - 1920
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :68 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.14 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :68 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.14 po
Publié le :29 août 2006
Publié par :Standard Publications
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781594623035

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