Poems of heaven and hell from Ancient Mesopotamia

Copertina anteriore
Penguin, 1971 - 184 pagine
Presents a collection of ancient poems about such topics as the creation of Earth, descent into the underworld, and prayers to gods.

Dall'interno del libro

Cosa dicono le persone - Scrivi una recensione

LibraryThing Review

Recensione dell'utente  - ritaer - LibraryThing

The creation myths of ancient Babylon, songs chanted at each New Year celebration to reaffirm the sovereignty of the god Marduk by reciting the story of how he came to rule. Other pieces, including the myth of Inanna's descent into the underworld are included. Leggi recensione completa


Introduction to The Babylonian Creation
Note on The Sumerian Underworld

2 sezioni non visualizzate

Altre edizioni - Visualizza tutto

Parole e frasi comuni

Informazioni bibliografiche