The Discovery of Babylonian Story of the Deluge...


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Author  E.A. Wallis Budge
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   November 7, 2007
ISBN  1605060542
Pages  67

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Book Description:

"THIS brochure, The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamish, was originally written by the late Keeper of the Department, SIR ERNEST WALLIS BUDGE, LITT.D., F.S.A. It is now re-issued in a revised form, rendered necessary by the march of discovery in Babylonian matters during the last few years. The work of revision has been carried out by Mr. C. J. GADD, M.A., F.S.A., Assistant-Keeper in the Department." (Quote from

Table of Contents:

Publisher’s Preface; The Discovery Of The Tablets At Nineveh By Layard, Rassam And Smith.; The Walls And Palaces Of Nineveh.; First Discovery Of The Royal Library At Nineveh.; Nebo And His Library At Nineveh.; Discovery Of The Palace Library Of Ashur-bani-pal.; Ashur-bani-pal, Book-collector And Patron Of Learning.; George Smith's Discovery Of The Epic Of Gilgamish And The Story Of The Deluge.; The Legend Of The Deluge In Babylonia.; The Legend Of The Deluge According To Berosus.; The Babylonian Legend Of The Deluge As Told To The Hero Gilgamish By His Ancestor Uta-napishtim, Who Had Been Made Immortal By The Gods.; The Epic Of Gilgamish.; Note.; Endnotes

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