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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cosmology, Babylonian -- Texts.,
  • Creation.,
  • Akkadian language -- Texts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Other titlesEnuma elish. English.
StatementAlexander Heidel.
GenreTexts.
SeriesPhoenix books -- P133.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14098985M

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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 /5(2). 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. The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ; Pp. ix + ;   Scholars have termed Enuma Elish the “Babylonian Genesis.” The reason is that both stories share some concepts that were immediately apparent. In both stories, matter exists when creation begins. Similar to Enuma Elish, Genesis 1 describes God ordering chaos, not creating something out of nothing. Darkness precedes the creative acts. More people need to know the Babylonian background information for Genesis 1. This book takes you part way there. I read this book as part of my research for my "One Verse Podcast" in which I am currently teaching through Genesis /5(14).

The Book of Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament, is an account of the creation of the world, the early history of humanity, Israel's ancestors, and the origins of the Jewish people. Its Hebrew name is the same as its first word, Bereshit ("In the beginning").. It is divisible into two parts, the primeval history (chapters 1–11) and the ancestral. More people need to know the Babylonian background information for Genesis 1. This book takes you part way there. I read this book as part of my research for my "One Verse Podcast" in which I am currently teaching through Genesis /5(11).   Read "The Babylonian Genesis The Story of the Creation" by Alexander Heidel available from Rakuten Kobo. Here is a complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, of bot Brand: University of Chicago Press. : The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation () by Heidel, Alexander and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.