The Babylonian Genesis by Alexander Heidel
'The Babylonian Genesis'
By Alexander Heidel (1942)
Paperback edition with illustrations
Condition : Used Good - clean pages & binding all intact. Fading to cover, slight wear to cover & folds in spine
Here is a complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, of both the Semitic Babylonian & the Sumerian material. Each creation account is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the age & provenance of the tablets, the aim & purpose of the story etc. Also included is a translation & 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 the Old Testament literature.