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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • History-Ancient - General,
  • History-Middle East - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8464264M
ISBN 101417976438
ISBN 109781417976430

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out of 5 stars Myths of Babylonia and Assyria. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Janu Verified Purchase. I chose this book having read the Babylonian Story of the Deluge and it helped a great deal to understand minor details etc - really the two books are linked; although by different authors. It was very informative/5(33). "Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" takes a look at the ancient history of the land that is now part of Iraq and the Middle East. The book looks at the myths and legends of Babylonia and Assyria, and how these ancient tales reflect the beliefs and development of these early civilizations/5(12).   Myths of Babylonia and Assyria and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon /5(33).   Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria, originally published in November , is a beautiful book that includes explanations of Babylonian and Assyrian legends and myths as well as the myths themselves. Lewis Spence, in the Preface, describes his purpose in writing the book .

This volume of the Myths and Legends series covers the still nascent subject of ancient Near Eastern mythology. Because the primary documents had only been deciphered a few decades prior to the writing of this book, Mackenzie necessarily has to round out the exposition with a detailed history of the region, Biblical accounts, and speculative cross-cultural comparisons, particularly to Hindu and Northern European mythology . Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. Myths of Babylonia and Assyria. (Myth and legend in lit. and art). Donald Alexander.   Myths of Babylonia and Assyria by Donald A. Mackenzie. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Mackenzie, Donald A. (Donald Alexander), Title: Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Language: English: LoC Class: audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: 9. The Chaldean Account of the Deluge by George Smith [] A historic article in which the discovery of the Babylonian Deluge account was announced, an episode from the Gilgamesh myth. The Chaldean Account of Genesis by George Smith [] Early translations of key texts: the Enuma Elish, the Descent of Ishtar, and the Gilgamesh saga.

The Old Testament in the Light of the Historical Records and Legends of Assyria and Babylonia, pp. et seq. His connection with Anu is discussed in chapter xiv. Ancient Assyria, C. H. W. Johns, p. 11 (London, ). The Tell-el-Amarna Letters, Hugo Winckler, p.   This volume deals with the myths and legends of Babylonia and Assyria, and as these reflect the civilization in which they developed, a historical narrative has been provided, beginning with the early Sumerian Age and concluding with the periods of the Persian and Grecian Empires. Over thirty centuries of human progress are thus passed under Brand: Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria is a book by Donald Alexander Mackenzie published in The book discusses not only the mythology of Babylonia and Assyria, but also the history of the region (Mesopotamia), Biblical accounts similar to the region's mythology, and comparisons to the mythologies of other cultures, such as those of India and northern Europe.   Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria - Ebook written by Lewis Spence. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Myths and Legends of Babylonia and : Lewis Spence.