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Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Babylonians. Hibbert Lectures, 1887
Archibald Henry Sayce [1846-1933]




Book Description

Title:
Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Babylonians. Hibbert Lectures, 1887
Authors:
Publication Year:
Location:
London / Edinburgh
Publisher:
Williams & Norgate
Pages:
558
Subjects:
Babylon, Archaeology, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. Introductory
  2. Bel-Merodach of Babylon
  3. The Gods of Babylonia
  4. Tammuz and Istar; Prometheus and Totemism
  5. The Sacred Books of Chaldæa
  6. Cosmosgonies and Astro-Theology
  • Appendix I.
  • Appendix II. Mr. G. Smith's Account of the Temple og Bel
  • Appendix III. The Magical Texts
  • Appendix IV. Hymns of the Gods
  • The Penitential Psalms
  • Appendix V. Litanies to the Gods
  • Index of Word
  • Index
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