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The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation

By Alexander Heidel
Second edition

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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.

  • The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation
  • Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951
  • Pp. ix + 153; 17 figures
  • Out of Print

Revised: December 20, 2012

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