Download e-book for kindle: An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Texts: When the Gods by Sabine Franke

By Sabine Franke

Sabina Franke has accrued the simplest tales of historical close to jap literature surrounding the Mesopotamian gods, males and kings. This booklet takes the reader on a trip again to the delivery of literature in Mesopotamia, which turns out to us thus far and but so near.

Fairy stories, myths and epics of historic close to jap literature are nonetheless capable of attraction readers this day and make allowance us to delve into the interesting lifetime of the traditional close to East. This booklet contains fables resembling the enamel trojan horse which factors the teeth soreness in addition to the good fable of Innanas which describes the transition of the goddess Ishtar into the underworld. There also are lifestyle tales reminiscent of that of a pupil and the Sumerian incantations opposed to a crying baby.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Texts: When the Gods Were Human PDF

Similar folklore & mythology books

Download e-book for iPad: Celtic Myth and Religion: A Study of Traditional Belief, by Sharon Paice MacLeod

This ebook offers a accomplished assessment of Celtic mythology and faith, encompassing a number of points of formality and trust. subject matters comprise the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its population, cosmology and sacred cycles, knowledge texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the wildlife.

Read e-book online Folklore and Folklife in the United Arab Emirates (Culture PDF

A different description and research of the domain names and genres of UAE folklore, together with folks customs and ideology, conventional arts and crafts, folks dances, folks narratives and proverbs. difficult the demonstrated which means of folklife, this quantity additionally offers with folklore in public existence, within the mass media, in schooling and in politics.

Read e-book online Ghost Stories and Legends of Eastern Connecticut: Lore, PDF

Who or what lurks under the decks of the ships at Mystic Seaport? Does playwright Eugene O'Neill nonetheless stay in his family's cottage at the New London shore? Are there relatively vampires in Connecticut? Can Israel Putnam's ghost nonetheless see the whites of your eyes? This eye-catching publication offers stories and legends from japanese Connecticut's so much haunted destinations darkish deeds and lore from New London and Mystic, and stretching all of the approach to Brooklyn, Windham and Franklin.

Download e-book for kindle: Haunted Hannibal: History and Mystery in America's Hometown by Ken Marks,Lisa Marks

After dwelling in Rockcliffe Mansion, the place the haunted hallways have been a ceremony of passage for numerous Hannibalian adolescence, Ken and Lisa Marks discovered firsthand that Hannibal, Missouri, is certainly haunted. Hannibal's personal Mark Twain held a lifelong fascination with paranormal job after experiencing an uncanny premonition of the loss of life of his brother in 1858.

Additional resources for An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Texts: When the Gods Were Human

Example text

Download PDF sample

An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Texts: When the Gods Were Human by Sabine Franke

by William

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 42 votes