Myths of Babylon


SKU: 9781786647634 Category: Tag:
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Product ID: 666646


Babylonian myths, inherited in Mesopotamia from Sumeria, influenced by the ancient Assyrians represent a pinnacle of human achievement in the period around 1800 BC. Here we find humankind battling with the elements in their Flood myth, a grim creation story and the great Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the earliest recorded literary treasures. Babylon, a powerful city state at the time of the ancient Egyptians was a centre of profound spiritual, economic and military power, themes all represented in the fragments and myths of this book of classic tales.

FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

ISBN: 9781786647634
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Pub Date: 07/2018
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.10w x 0.80d

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Weight 0.57 lbs
Dimensions 7.70 × 5.10 × 0.80 in