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Title: Cosmogony, Theogony and Anthropogeny in Sumerian Texts
Author: Lisman, Jan J W
Publisher: Ugarit Verlag; Publication Date: 2013
Hardcover; ISBN: 9783868350951
Volumes: 1; Pages: 435
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Based on the his Ph.D., Lisman presents in his book all sources of the "Sumerian Beginnings" from Early Dynastic to Kassite period. The main focus lays on the cosmogony, theogony and anthropogeny and the importance of special gods involved in like Enlil, Ninlil and Enki. Next to that god lists are discussed and additionally a glance is cast on beginnings and creation myths worldwide compared with the Mesopotamian beginnings. The volume is supplemented by editions and philological commentaries of the texts under discussion.