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The Chaldean Account of Genesis containing the description of creation, the fall of man, the deluge, the tower of babel, the times of the patriarchs, and Nimrod; Babylonian fables, and legends of the gods; from the Cuneiform inscriptions
George Smith [1840-1876]




Book Description

Title:
The Chaldean Account of Genesis containing the description of creation, the fall of man, the deluge, the tower of babel, the times of the patriarchs, and Nimrod; Babylonian fables, and legends of the gods; from the Cuneiform inscriptions
Authors:
Publication Year:
Location:
London
Publisher:
Sampson Low, Marston, Searl, and Rivington
Pages:
319
Subjects:
Babylonia, Archaeology, Ancient Near East, Gilgamesh Epic, Genesis
Copyright Holder:
Public domain
George Smith [1840-1876], The Chaldean Account of Genesis containing the description of creation, the fall of man, the deluge, the tower of babel, the times of the patriarchs, and Nimrod; Babylonian fables, and legends of the gods; from the Cuneiform inscriptions

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. The Discovery of the Genesis Legends
  2. Babylonian and Assytian Literature
  3. Chladean Legends Transmitted Through Berosus and Other Ancient Authors
  4. Babylonian Mythology
  5. Babylonian Legend of the Creation
  6. Other Babylonian Accoumts of the Creation
  7. The Sin of the God Zu
  8. The Exploits of Lubrara
  9. Babylonian Fables
  10. Fragments of Miscellaneous Texts
  11. The Izdubar Legends
  12. Meeting of Heabani and Izdubar
  13. Destruction of the Tyrant Humbara
  14. The Adventures of Ishtar
  15. Illness and Wanderings of Izdubar
  16. The Story of the Flood and Conclusion
  17. Conclusion
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