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Book Description

Title:
Babylonian Influence on the Bible and Popular Beliefs: "Tehom and Tiamat," "Hades and Satan". A Comparative Study of Genesis I.2. Studies on Biblical Subjects, No.1.
Author:
Publication Year:
Location:
London
Publisher:
David Nutt
Pages:
110
Subjects:
Genesis, Old Testament, Babylon, Comparative Religion, Creation
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Abram Smythe Palmer [1844-1917], Babylonian Influence on the Bible and Popular Beliefs: "Tehom and Tiamat," "Hades and Satan". A Comparative Study of Genesis I.2. Studies on Biblical Subjects, No.1

Table of Contents

  • The Babylonian Cradle-land
  • Tehom and Tiamat
  • THe Creation
  • The Primeval Chaos
  • Conflict Beyween Tiamat and Merodach
  • The Serpent
  • Dragons of the Bible
  • The Sea a Rebellious Power
  • The Watery Hades—Tarteros
  • The Deep as Hell
  • Punishment of the Rebel Host
  • The Abyss
  • Deserts as the Haunts of Devils
  • THe Euphrates as a Spirit River
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
    • A. Phenomenal Dragons
    • Merodach and the Thunderbolt
    • The Solar Conclict
    • The Serpent Oracular
    • Neptune Satanic
    • "Tehom"
    • The Spirit-Deep
    • Our Debt to Babylon