Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others - Preface 1, Preface 2, List of Figures, Sigla and Abbreviations, Introduction, Chronological Chart, and Map of the Near East Summary & Analysis

Stephanie Dalley
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Preface 1, Preface 2, List of Figures, Sigla and Abbreviations, Introduction, Chronological Chart, and Map of the Near East Summary and Analysis

This book tells ten different myths from ancient Mesopotamia and introduces readers to early beliefs about the origin of the world, the creation of mankind, and the reasons for seasons and weather patterns. Simultaneously, the book introduces readers to variations of stories they may already know from texts such as the Old Testament and Arabian Nights. With introductions to explain where each version of each myth was discovered, through these written works these tales of the rise and fall of gods show clearly that what began as oral tradition spans both time and distance.

The Prefaces explain briefly how the myths have come into existence. The List of Figures...

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