Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Was the Flood futile?

IS THAT IN THE BIBLE? Noah’s Flood: Competing Visions of a Mesopotamian Tradition. Paul Davidson surveys the J and P strata of the Genesis Flood story in comparison to the Gilgamesh/Atrahasis Flood story.

One detail: the Atrahasis Epic is in Akkadian, not Sumerian.

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