The Resource In the beginning : creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece, Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major

In the beginning : creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece, Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major

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In the beginning : creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece
Title
In the beginning
Title remainder
creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece
Statement of responsibility
Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major
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Language
eng
Summary
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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O'Brien, Joan V
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL226
LC item number
.O27 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Major, Wilfred
Series statement
American Academy of Religion aids for the study of religion series
Series volume
no. 11
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  • Creation
  • Création
  • Mythologie sumérienne
  • Mythologie assyro-babylonienne
  • Mythologie grecque
  • Mythologie juive
  • Creación
  • Creation
  • Schepping
  • Mythen
  • Schöpfungsmythos
  • Schöpfung
  • Griechenland (Altertum)
  • Mesopotamien
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In the beginning : creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece, Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 201-206
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Contents
  • Part One: Creation of the cosmos -- 1. From Mesopotamia: Enuma Elish -- 2. From Israel: The creation hymn (Genesis 1:1-2:4a) -- 3. From Greece: Hesiod's Theogony
  • Part Two: Creation of the human race -- 4. From Mesopotamia: Atrahasis -- 5. From Israel: Adam and Eve (Genesis 2:4b-3:24) -- 6. From Greece: Pandora and the five ages (Hesiod's Works and Days, 47-201)
  • Part Three: The cultural background -- 7. Mesopotamia: A culture based on writing -- 8. Israel: A culture based on monotheism -- 9. Greece: A culture based on conflict -- 10. Women in the three cultures -- Conclusion on comparing myths -- Appendix: Ovid on creation (Metamorphoses 1:1-150)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 211 pages
Isbn
9780891305590
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(pbk.)
Lccn
81021311
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Other control number
000769671
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08034547
  • (OCoLC)ocm08034547
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In the beginning : creation myths from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece, Joan O'Brien, Wilfred Major
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 201-206
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part One: Creation of the cosmos -- 1. From Mesopotamia: Enuma Elish -- 2. From Israel: The creation hymn (Genesis 1:1-2:4a) -- 3. From Greece: Hesiod's Theogony
  • Part Two: Creation of the human race -- 4. From Mesopotamia: Atrahasis -- 5. From Israel: Adam and Eve (Genesis 2:4b-3:24) -- 6. From Greece: Pandora and the five ages (Hesiod's Works and Days, 47-201)
  • Part Three: The cultural background -- 7. Mesopotamia: A culture based on writing -- 8. Israel: A culture based on monotheism -- 9. Greece: A culture based on conflict -- 10. Women in the three cultures -- Conclusion on comparing myths -- Appendix: Ovid on creation (Metamorphoses 1:1-150)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 211 pages
Isbn
9780891305590
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81021311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
000769671
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08034547
  • (OCoLC)ocm08034547

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