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Babylonian Magic and Sorcery By Leonard W. King
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First published in 1896, King presents the cuneiform text of a group of 60 clay tablets inscribed with prayers and religious compositions of a devotional and magical character. These tablets were... More > created by the scribes of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, between 669-625 b.c., and are currently part of the Kuyunjik collection in the British Museum. King's illustrations feature a transliteration of each tablet with an English translation of well-preserved passages. King includes a Babylonian-English glossary, a list of proper names and numerals with their corresponding cuneiform inscriptions, and a list of words and word portions of uncertain translation.< Less
Babylonian Magic and Sorcery By Leonard W. King
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First published in 1896, King presents the cuneiform text of a group of 60 clay tablets inscribed with prayers and religious compositions of a devotional and magical character. These tablets were... More > created by the scribes of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, between 669-625 b.c., and are currently part of the Kuyunjik collection in the British Museum. King's illustrations feature a transliteration of each tablet with an English translation of well-preserved passages. King includes a Babylonian-English glossary, a list of proper names and numerals with their corresponding cuneiform inscriptions, and a list of words and word portions of uncertain translation.< Less
The Chaldean Account of Genesis: Babylonian Fables, and Legends of the Gods (Hardcover) By George Smith
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George Smith, an Assyrologist who taught himself the Babylonian cuneiform while working in the British Museum, presents his analysis of a series of Babylonian myths and legends. Several high-profile... More > archaeological discoveries of the 19th century prompted intense public interest in ancient civilizations. Babylonia was one such kingdom; among the first to develop a system of writing and a code of laws, ancient Babylon at its height was a land rich in intellectual ability and sophisticated culture. A fine example of Babylon's capacity is found in their stories, which Smith organizes and presents according to their subject. Unfortunately most of the stories are at least partly lost to time; the stones upon which the cuneiform is carved being either broken or worn away over thousands of years. George Smith was undeterred by such decay; the valiance of his efforts, wherein he lists every intact line and its words, is an undoubted highlight of this book.< Less
The Chaldean Account of Genesis: Babylonian Fables, and Legends of the Gods By George Smith
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George Smith, an Assyrologist who taught himself the Babylonian cuneiform while working in the British Museum, presents his analysis of a series of Babylonian myths and legends. Several high-profile... More > archaeological discoveries of the 19th century prompted intense public interest in ancient civilizations. Babylonia was one such kingdom; among the first to develop a system of writing and a code of laws, ancient Babylon at its height was a land rich in intellectual ability and sophisticated culture. A fine example of Babylon's capacity is found in their stories, which Smith organizes and presents according to their subject. Unfortunately most of the stories are at least partly lost to time; the stones upon which the cuneiform is carved being either broken or worn away over thousands of years. George Smith was undeterred by such decay; the valiance of his efforts, wherein he lists every intact line and its words, is an undoubted highlight of this book.< Less
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L´INCONNUE BABYLONIE By ROSELIS VON SASS
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Babylone, l'une des villes les plus importantes de l'Antiquité, est restée célèbre pour ses jardins suspendus et sa tour de Babel. Ses habitants, les Sumériens,... More > régnaient sur toute la Chaldée. Ils ont inventé l’une des plus anciennes écritures connues, l’écriture cunéiforme. Le livre « L´Inconnue Babylonie » nous offre un panorama de la vie et de la culture de ce peuple. Le récit nous fait découvrir Babylone avec ses rues, ses temples, ses palais, l'Euphrate et ses fêtes traditionnelles. Cette histoire se présente comme un roman qui, en plus des personnages principaux comme le jeune sage Alaparos et la belle Maris-Jamin, le grand voyant Emengal, des rois, des prêtres, des prêtres-rois comme Sargon et même des adeptes de Baal. Dans cette société saine et possédant de hautes valeurs morales, nous assistons à des bouleversements qui provoquent le déclin de tout un peuple. Ce roman nous donne une clef pour comprendre les événements que nous vivons actuellement.< Less
The Scarlet Thread By Doug McNaught
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The Old Testament is full of Grace. If we look at the first twelve chapters of Genesis we can see this Grace flooding the entire narrative. Modern criticism of the Bible was developed without... More > reference to modern archaeology or an understanding of Akkadian cuneiform script. We can look at the early chapters of the Bible with reference to these issues and come up with an entirely different viewpoint.< Less
The Scarlet Thread By Doug McNaught
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The Old Testament is full of Grace. If we look at the first twelve chapters of Genesis we can see this Grace flooding the entire narrative. Modern criticism of the Bible was developed without... More > reference to modern archaeology or an understanding of Akkadian cuneiform script. We can look at the early chapters of the Bible with reference to these issues and come up with an entirely different viewpoint.< Less
A Day in the Life of God (Paperback bw 2009 Ed) By Osita Iroku
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Osita Iroku and The Enlil Institute present a book on cuneiform tablets of ancient Shumer and Babylon that tell fantastic stories in both poetry and prose form. Their subject matters range from... More > shopping lists, to engineering specifications, to heroic deeds by God and his angels. After even a cursory glance at them, it is clear that these records served as the primary sources for all major religions and mythologies.< Less
A Day in the Life of God (Paperback bw 2009 Ed) By Osita Iroku
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Osita Iroku and The Enlil Institute present a book on cuneiform tablets of ancient Shumer and Babylon that tell fantastic stories in both poetry and prose form. Their subject matters range from... More > shopping lists, to engineering specifications, to heroic deeds by God and his angels. After even a cursory glance at them, it is clear that these records served as the primary sources for all major religions and mythologies.< Less

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