In the Beginning: Creation Myths from Ancient Mesopotamia, Israel and Greece / Edition 1

In the Beginning: Creation Myths from Ancient Mesopotamia, Israel and Greece / Edition 1

by Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0891305599

ISBN-13: 9780891305590

Pub. Date: 01/28/1982

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Addressed to students of classical mythology, religion, and comparative mythology, this volume contains myths of creation from three ancient cultures. Included are selections from the Hebrew Bible, the Mesopotamian Enuma Elish and Atrahasis, and Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days. The texts are complemented by essays on the cultural contexts in which the myths

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Addressed to students of classical mythology, religion, and comparative mythology, this volume contains myths of creation from three ancient cultures. Included are selections from the Hebrew Bible, the Mesopotamian Enuma Elish and Atrahasis, and Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days. The texts are complemented by essays on the cultural contexts in which the myths arose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891305590
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1982
Series:
AAR Aids for the Study of Religion Series, #11
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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