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The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamish

E. A. Wallis Budge


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This is the earliest known telling of the great flood and one which pre-dates any Christian reference to the flood story with Noah by thousands of years. Chapters include: The Discovery Of The Tablets At Nineveh By Layard, Rassam And Smith; The Walls And Palaces Of Nineveh; First Discovery Of The Royal Library At Nineveh; Nebo And His Library At Nineveh; Discovery Of The Palace Library Of Ashur-Bani-Pal; Ashur-Bani-Pal, Book-Collector And Patron Of Learning; George Smith's Discovery Of The Epic Of Gilgamish And The Story Of The Deluge; The Legend Of The Deluge In Babylonia; The Legend Of The Deluge According To Berosus; The Babylonian Legend Of The Deluge As Told To The Hero Gilgamish By His Ancestor Uta-Napishtim, Who Had Been Made Immortal By The Gods; and, The Epic Of Gilgamish.

This book has 45 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1929.

Production notes: This ebook of The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamish was published by Global Grey on the 24th July 2018.

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