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Summary

Enuma Elish

Class:

  • Find
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Niniveh, Küyünjik, Palace of Assurbanipal (with library)

Niniveh, Küyünjik, Palace of Assurbanipal (with library)

Niniveh, Küyünjik, temple of Nabu

Niniveh, Küyünjik, temple of Nabu

Niniveh, Esarhaddon's Treaty

Library of Ashurbanipal

Niniveh, Küyünjik, temple of Ishtar

Niniveh, Küyünjik, temple of Ishtar

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Enûma Eliš was discovered in  Royal Library of Ashurbanipal at Niniveh by Austen Henry Layard in 1849 in pieces, and published by George Smith in 1876. The title Enuma Elish, meaning "when on high", is the incipit.

See:

  1. George Smith, "The Chaldean Account of Genesis", New York : Scribner, Armstrong 1876, pp. 19-36, 61-100