In the Beginning

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Author  Joan V. O'Brien
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   January 2, 1982
ISBN  0891305599
Pages  224

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Addressed to students of classical mythology, religion, and comparative mythology, this volume contains myths of creation from three ancient cultures. Included are selections from the Hebrew Bible, the Mesopotamian Enuma Elish and Atrahasis, and Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days. The texts are complemented by essays on the cultural contexts in which the myths arose.

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