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Inanna Goddess Of Love

Author : Marcella Kampman
ISBN : 1897411030
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sumerian Mythology

Author : Simon Lopez
ISBN : 1096736225
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Do you know that the Sumerians believed that: The moon was actually a god child conceived unintentionally by the God Enlil and a maid? Or that humans were first created to do the chores on earth for the Gods and Goddesses? The ancient Sumerians lived a difficult life, and this is reflected in their myths. However, also reflected in their stories is their love for justice and the values which they most supported, among them beauty, honor, and truthfulness. Some of the stories included are: How the world, the moon, mankind and animals were created The retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh: the legend of the very first hero in history Ninurta and the slaying of the demon Asag The Myths of Kur: the Dragon Conqueror Inanna's journey to the underworld And many other amazing tales! Get this book and discover the fascinating world of Sumerian Mythology today!
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Sumerian And Babylonian Psalms

Author : Stephen Langdon
ISBN : UOM:39015012955558
Genre : Assyro-Babylonian cults
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Tracking Ancient Legends

Author : Alan Dale Daniel
ISBN : 9781483682303
Genre : Philosophy
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Can we logically combine recent research on human origins with ancient legends of floods, paradise lost, and cloud clad gods destroying civilizations? Yes, says author Alan Daniel, who has thoughtfully joined key primordial legends with mitochondrial DNA research, archeological and anthropological finds, and geological evidence in Tracking Ancient Legends. DNA evidence shows a small band of humans crossed out of Africa into Eurasia about 100,000 BC; however, why is lost to the primordial mists. But the why may be answered by primeval legends overlooked until now. The author theorizes that prehistoric legends may explain the flight from Africa. The model set forth is fascinating, as well as epic in scope. Competing theories are examined, including the ancient astronaut concepts, and the foundations of theory itself. Are aliens from other worlds the source of our legends, or is something much more earthly and surprising the groundwork of our legendary past?
Category: Philosophy

English Translations Etc

Author : Leonard William King
ISBN : UCLA:L0071223986
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Egyptian Mythology

Author : Rachel Storm
ISBN : 0754806014
Genre : Social Science
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An alphabetically arranged resource recounts tales from Egypt and West Asia and includes over 150 color pictures of sacred animals, gods, heroes, angels, djinn, and holy places.
Category: Social Science

The Giant Of The Flood An Ancient Sumerian Babylonian Legend

Author : Anon E. Mouse
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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 242 In this 242nd ÿissue of the Baba Indaba?s Children's Stories series, Baba Indaba narrates the Sumerian/Babylonian story of ?The Giant of the Flood? The foundations of ancient Chaldea, were laid as long ago as 5000 B.C. and were as early as those of ancient Egypt. In fact they were the sister colonies with a common cultural heritage. The earliest civilized inhabitants were Sumerians and the land was full of city-states. As with all great cultures they had many myths and legends. One of their legends is about THE GIANT OF THE FLOOD, and the story goes thus?. Just before the world was drowned all the animals gathered in front of the Ark and Father Noah carefully inspected them. Then he said to them "All you that enter and lie down shall be saved from the deluge that is about to destroy the world." Then the various creatures began to march forward into the Ark. Father Noah watched them closely. He seemed troubled and wondered where if the unicorn would make it. Og, a giant, not like by Noah offered to find it for him. But Noah turned down Og?s offer of assistance, considering Og to be one of the giants which were descended from Heaven?s fallen angels. Then the rain started to fall when the time came the unicorn had not appeared and Noah was forced to shut the door of the ark. Og went and sat atop a mountain to wait out the deluge. Did Og and the unicorn make it through the great flood? Well you?ll have to download the story to find out just what happened. BUY ANY 4 BABA INDABA CHILDREN?S STORIES FOR ONLY $1 33% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. ÿ INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES ÿ Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story. HINT - use Google maps. Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories". ÿ
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The Turquoise Story Book Stories And Legends Of Summer And Nature Comp By Ada M Skinner And Eleanor L Skinner Frontispiece By Maxfield Parrish

Author : Ada M. B. 1878 Skinner
ISBN : 1354369378
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The Sumerian Problem

Author : Tom Bard Jones
ISBN : UOM:39015014149200
Genre : Sumerians
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Children S Britannica

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ISBN : PSU:000032902815
Genre : Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Presents alphabetically-arranged articles in twenty volumes covering a wide range of human knowledge.
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The Creation Of Kindness

Author : Cora E. Cypser
ISBN : 096257743X
Genre : Religion
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A new vision of our ongoing creation that sees the roots of the Bible extending far back in time & space from Palestine to Egypt, India, & geological eras; that acknowledges the use of legends & ancestral prototypes from many cultures in the Bible. This book takes one on a grand historical tour, starting from the very beginning of humankind, spanning millenia, peoples, & civilizations, showing how current spirituality stems from the providential interplay of widespread ideas, thus yielding a common heritage of gems from many cultures. This overview leads to the exploration of a wide range of possibilities of our theological beginnings. The migrations of peoples & the consequent exchange of ideas from many lands challenge the reader to consider some startling new theories on the significance of Bible stories. The underlying theme is the action of a providential God, gradually inspiriting all peoples of the earth, with ALL humans as THE PEOPLE OF GOD in a common process of creation. With a greater understanding of the rich sources of Bible stories, we can better appreciate the wisdom they convey. Order from Kim Pathways, 16 Young Road, Katonah, NY 10536, phone (914) 232-1524.
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Fabula

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ISBN : UCAL:B3650619
Genre : Folklore
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Von Sumer Bis Homer

Author : Manfred Karl Schretter
ISBN : UOM:39015062417632
Genre : Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian
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The Festschrift for Manfred Schretter, philologist of the University of Innsbruck, mirrored the wide spread interest of the celebrated scientist in 28 articles by friends, colleagues and scholars concerning archaeology, philology and ancient history.
Category: Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian

Middle Eastern Literatures And Their Times

Author : Joyce Moss
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114328342
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from the Middle East.
Category: Biography & Autobiography