Everything you need to understand or teach Myths from Mesopotamia by Stephanie Dalley.
Myths From Mesopotamia: Creation, The Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others tells the tales of ten different myths from ancient Mesopotamia, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, the Epic of Creation, and the Theogony of Dunnu. Believed to stem from oral tales, these stories have been translated from the original Akkadian stone tablets, showing clearly that these tales of heroism, evil, creation, and the rise and fall of gods spanned not only time, but great distances as well.
The book includes introductions to each story that help the reader to determine the time frame of the tale as well as introduce the main characters and plot line within each tale. First, the story of Atrahasis shows the creation of man, and the survival of man following the angry Flood sent by the gods. The Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the finest literary works of all time, tells the story of...
Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others Lesson Plans contain 150 pages of teaching material, including: