The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels (Phoenix Books)

By: Heidel, Alexander

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Cuneiform records made some three thousand years ago are the basis for this essay on the ideas of death and the afterlife and the story of the flood which were current among the ancient peoples of the Tigro-Euphrates Valley. With the same careful scholarship shown in his previous volume, The Babylonian Genesis, Heidel interprets the famous Gilgamesh Epic and other related Babylonian and Assyrian documents. He compares them with corresponding portions of the Old Testament in order to determine the inherent historical relationship of Hebrew and Mesopotamian ideas.

Title: The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels (Phoenix Books)

Author Name: Heidel, Alexander

Categories: Religion & Spirituality,

Edition: 2

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: September 1963

ISBN Number: 0226323986

ISBN Number 13: 9780226323985

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Used - Like New

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