Adapa and the Food of Life

Adapa and the Food of Life

by R.W. Rogers
     
 

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Adapa was a Babylonian mythical figure who unknowingly refused the gift of immortality. The story is first attested in the Kassite period (14th century BCE).

The story of Adap and the Food of Life has many parallels to the story of Adam and Eve in Genesis. Some consider it to be the basis for Adam and Eve.See more details below

Overview

Adapa was a Babylonian mythical figure who unknowingly refused the gift of immortality. The story is first attested in the Kassite period (14th century BCE).

The story of Adap and the Food of Life has many parallels to the story of Adam and Eve in Genesis. Some consider it to be the basis for Adam and Eve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013170179
Publisher:
Charles River Editors
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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