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The primeval flood catastrophe : origins and early development in Mesopotamian traditions

Author: Yi Samuel Chen
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019 © 2013
Dissertation: Dissertation University of Oxford 2009 revised edition of the first volume of thesis.
Series: Oxford oriental monographs
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Against the long-standing and prevalent belief that Mesopotamian Flood traditions came from very early time in Mesopotamian cultural history, this book argues that the traditions emerged relatively  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Hochschulschrift
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yi Samuel Chen
ISBN: 9780198843412 0198843410 9780199676200 0199676208
OCLC Number: 1122722074
Description: XIX, 314 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Note on Transliteration and TranslationRelevant Dates of Ancient MesopotamiaMap of the Ancient Near EastMap of Ancient MesopotamiaIntroduction1: Flood Terminology2: The Primeval Flood Catastrophe Motif3: Antediluvian Traditions4: The Flood EpicConclusion
Series Title: Oxford oriental monographs
Responsibility: Y. S. Chen.
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