Sumerian Mythology: A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium, B.C.

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Library of Alexandria, 1961 - Всего страниц: 125
 

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This is the first book of Sumerian mythology I've read. And it does recount some myths, so there's that. I hope there are better (by which I mean "other") ones. At any rate, this review won't tell you ... Читать весь отзыв

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One of the Golden Ages of Mankind, so deeply meaningful and fulfilling that it has endowed us even to this day, an achievement in having succession we have not seen since, took place in the fourth ... Читать весь отзыв

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MANS GOLDEN AGE
PREFACE 
INTRODUCTION HE SOURCES THE SUMERIAN LITERARY TABLETS DATING FROM APPROXIMATELY 2000 B C 
CHAPTER I THE SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF SUMERIAN MYTHOLOGY 
CHAPTER II MYTHS OF ORIGINS 
THE CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE 
THE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNIVERSE 
ENLIL AND NINLIL THE BEGETTING OF NANNA 
ENKI AND SUMER THE ORGANIZATION OF THE EARTH AND ITS CULTURAL PROCESSES 
ENKI AND ERIDU THE JOURNEY OF THE WATERGOD TO NIPPUR 
INANNA AND ENKI THE TRANSFER OF THE ARTS OF CIVILIZATION FROM ERIDU TO ERECH 
THE CREATION OF MAN 
CHAPTER III MYTHS OF KUR 
THE DESTRUCTION OF KUR THE SLAYING OF THE DRAGON 
INANNAS DESCENT TO THE NETHER WORLD 
CHAPTER IV MISCELLANEOUS MYTHS THE DELUGE 

THE JOURNEY OF NANNA TO NIPPUR 
EMESH AND ENTEN ENLIL CHOOSES THE FARMERGOD 
THE CREATION OF THE PICKAX 
CATTLE AND GRAIN 
ENKI AND NINHURSAG THE AFFAIRS OF THE WATERGOD 
THE MARRIAGE OF MARTU 
INANNA PREFERS THE FARMER 
CHAPTER V REFERENCES AND NOTES Following is a list of abbreviations used in the notes 
SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES 

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