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The Chaldean Account of Genesis; Containing the Description of the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Deluge, the Tower of Babel, the Times of the Patriar (Paperback) Loot Price: R209
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The Chaldean Account of Genesis; Containing the Description of the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Deluge, the Tower of Babel,...
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The Chaldean Account of Genesis; Containing the Description of the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Deluge, the Tower of Babel, the Times of the Patriar (Paperback)

George Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Notices of Genesis.--Correspondence of names.--Abram.-- Ur of Chaldees.--Ishmael.--Sargon.--His birth.--Concealed in ark.--Age of Nimrod.--Donbtful theories.--Creation.--Garden of Eden.--Oannes.--Berosus.--Izdubar legends.--TJrukh of Ur. --Babylonian seals.--Egyptian names.--Assyrian sculptures. iCATTERED through various cuneiform inscriptions are other notices, names, or passages, connected with the Book of Genesis. Although the names of the Genesis patriarchs are not in the inscriptions giving the history of the mythical period, the corresponding personages being, as I have shown (p. 290), all under different names, yet some of these Genesis patriarchal names are found detached in the inscriptions. The name Adam is in the Creation legends, but only in a general sense as man, not as a proper name. Several of the other names of antediluvian patriarchs correspond with Babylonian words and roots, such as Cain with gina and kinu, to " stand upright," to be s "right," Enoch withEmukor Enuk," wise," and Noah with nuh, "rest," or " satisfaction;" but beyond these some of the names appear as proper names also in Babylonia, and among these are Cainan, Lamech, and Tubal Cain. Cainan is found as the name of a Babylonian town Kan-nan; the meaning may be "fish canal," its people were sometimes called Kanunai or Canaanites, the same name as that of the original inhabitants of Palestine. In early times tribes often migrated and carried their geographical names to their new homes; it is possible that there was some connection of this sort between the two Canaans. Lamech has already been pointed out by Palmer (" Egyptian Chronicles," vol. i. p. 56), in the name of the Deified Phoenician patriarch Diamich; this name is found in the cuneiform texts as Dumugu and Lamga, two forms ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: George Smith
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16381-4
Barcode: 9781150163814
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LSN: 1-150-16381-X

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