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Title: The Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation
Author: Heidel, Alexander
Publisher: U of Chicago Press; Publication Date: 1951
Paperback; ISBN: 9780226323992
Volumes: 1; Pages: 161
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Here is a complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, of both the Semitic Babylonian and the Sumerian material. Each creation account is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the age and provenance of the tablets, the aim and purpose of the story, etc. Also included is a translation and discussion of two Babylonian creation versions written in Greek. The final chapter presents a detailed examination of the Babylonian creation accounts in their relation to our Old Testament literature.