Cosmogony, Theogony and Anthropogeny in...

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Author  Jan Jw Lisman
Publisher  Ugarit Verlag
Publication Date   December 30, 2013
ISBN  3868350950
Pages  422

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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.

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