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Enuma Elish

Outline and summary of the narrative of this Babylonian succession story

Focus is the seven cuneiform tablets making up this Babylonian story of the succession of Marduk over the Sumerian gods Anu, Enlil, and Ea. The story is variously dated to between c. 1800 and 1100 BCE.

  • Chaos (Tablets 1–3)
  • Marduk slays Tiamat (Tablet 4)
  • Marduk establishes order (Tablets 5–6)
  • Marduk glorified (Tablet 7)
  • Epilogue (Tablet 7)
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PDF ver. 2014-03-01
1 p. 4.67 x 7.08″ .51 mb
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PDF version history:
2014-03-01: Updated SKU
2008-07-28: New release

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