Myths from Mesopotamia

Written By Anonim
Myths from Mesopotamia
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 11 December 2008
  • ISBN : 0191027219
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Myths from Mesopotamia written by Anonim which was release on 11 December 2008, this book published by Oxford University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of great strength, whose heroic quest for immortality is dashed through one moment of weakness. Recent developments in Akkadian grammar and lexicography mean that this new translation, complete with notes, a glossary of deities, place-names, and key terms, and illustrations of the mythical monsters featured in the text, will replace all other versions. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Myths from Mesopotamia

Myths from Mesopotamia
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-12-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of ...

Greek Myths and Mesopotamia

Greek Myths and Mesopotamia
  • Author : Charles Penglase
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-10-04
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : The Mesopotamian influence on Greek mythology in literary works of the epic period is considerable - yet it is a largely unexplored field. In this book Charles Penglase investigates major Mesopotamian and Greek myths. His examination concentrates on journey myths. A major breakthrough is achieved in the recognition of the ...

Mesopotamian Myths

Mesopotamian Myths
  • Author : Henrietta McCall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Briefly describes the rediscovery and decipherment of the Mesopotamian myths and legends, introduces and retells the Epic of Gilgamesh, and others, and examines their importance, both past and present...

Mesopotamian Myths

Mesopotamian Myths
  • Author : Matt Clayton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-19
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : This book includes two captivating manuscripts: Mesopotamian Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Near Eastern Myths Sumerian Mythology: Captivating Myths of Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures of Ancient Sumer and Their Importance to the Sumerians...

Myths from Mesopotamia

Myths from Mesopotamia
  • Author : Stephanie Dalley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Download or read online Myths from Mesopotamia written by Stephanie Dalley, published by which was released on 1989. Get Myths from Mesopotamia Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

In the Beginning

In the Beginning
  • Author : Joan V. O'Brien,Joan A. O'Brien,Wilfred Major
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : 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 ...

Mesopotamian Mythology

Mesopotamian Mythology
  • Author : Scott Lewis
  • Publisher : Classical Mythology
  • Release Date : 2018-10-12
  • Total pages : 156
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Do you know that the Mesopotamians did not believe in life after death? Or that their Queen of the Underworld and their arrogant God of War and Pestilence had an epic love story? In this collection, you will enjoy the epic stories of Ancient Mesopotamia that echoed through other great ...

Guide To Ancient Mesopotamia

Guide To Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Author : Margo Levingston
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : If you're looking for a captivating collection of Mesopotamian myths, then keep reading this book! The civilizations that grew up in the Tigris and Euphrates River Valleys many thousands of years ago have left important legacies: agriculture, mathematics, astronomy, the wheel, and writing. In this mesopotamia mythology book, you will ...

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia
  • Author : Historical Publishing
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-05-02
  • Total pages : 82
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Read for FREE with Kindle Unlimited!Mesopotamia: A Comprehensive Guide to Mesopotamian Mythology including Myths, Art, Religion, and CultureDo you want to learn about Mesopotamia? Mеѕороtаmiа is a rеgiоn оf southwest Aѕiа in the Tigriѕ аnd Euphrates rivеr ѕуѕtеm thаt bеnе...

The Garden of Eden Myth

The Garden of Eden Myth
  • Author : Walter Mattfeld
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Scholarly proposals are presented for the pre-biblical origin in Mesopotamian myths of the Garden of Eden story. Some Liberal PhD scholars (1854-2010) embracing an Anthropological viewpoint have proposed that the Hebrews have recast earlier motifs appearing in Mesopotamian myths. Eden's garden is understood to be a recast of the gods' ...

Babylonian Mythology

Babylonian Mythology
  • Author : Don Nardo
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2012-09-07
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : This volume looks at Babylonian Mythology, drawing connections between ancient Babylonian culture and its myths, explaining how the beliefs, values, and experiences of that culture are represented in its treasured stories. Readers are treated to a map of ancient Mesopotamia, a family tree of the major gods, a table of ...

Myths and Civilization of the Ancient Mesopotamians

Myths and Civilization of the Ancient Mesopotamians
  • Author : Rupert Matthews,Elena Gambino
  • Publisher : Brighter Child
  • Release Date : 2001-02-23
  • Total pages : 43
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Retells myths of the ancient Mesopotamians and describes how they lived....

Dalley

Dalley
  • Author : Random House
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998-06
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : Download or read online Dalley written by Random House, published by which was released on 1998-06. Get Dalley Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Myths from Mesopotamia

Myths from Mesopotamia
  • Author : Stephanie Dalley
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 339
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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From Distant Days

From Distant Days
  • Author : Benjamin Read Foster
  • Publisher : Capital Decisions Limited
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 438
  • ISBN : 0191027219
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Summary : A selection and abridgment of Benjamin Foster's comprehensive, two-volume work on Babylonian and Assyrian literature, Before the Muses. This paperback edition is well-suited for college courses in Biblical Studies, Classical Studies, Religious Thought, Mythology, or Comparative Literature. Among the many compositions included are: Epic of Creation; Story of the Flood; ...