The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of Creation
By Alexander Heidel
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