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The Instructions of Shuruppak. Souce: Lambert, W.

the Instructions of Shuruppak

G. (1996) Babylonian Wisdom Literature. The Keš temple hymn. 1-9.

the Keš temple hymn

Pyramid Texts. The following is the complete text from the Pyramid of Unas, based on translations by Faulkner, Piankoff and Speleer.

Pyramid Texts

Use the links above to jump straight to the section of text you would like to read. Enmetena Tablet. Unclear abbreviations?

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Can you improve upon the content of this page? Please contact us! Composite text. Reforms of Urukagina. Unclear abbreviations?

Reforms of Urukagina

Can you improve upon the content of this page? Please contact us! The Ugaritic Ba'al Cycle. Ancient Fragments (I. P. Cory) - Index. Sacred-Texts Classics by I.

Ancient Fragments (I. P. Cory) - Index

THE THEOLOGY OF THE PHŒNICIANS: FROM SANCHONIATHO. Sacred-Texts Classics Index Previous Next HE supposes that the beginning of all things was a dark and condensed windy air, or a breeze of thick air and a Chaos turbid and black as Erebus: and that these were unbounded, and for a long series of ages destitute of form.


But when this wind became enamoured of its own first principles (the Chaos), and an intimate union took place, that connexion was called Pothos:1 and it was the beginning of the creation of all things. And it (the Chaos)2 knew not its own production; but from its embrace with the wind was generated Môt; which some call Ilus (Mud), but others the putrefaction of a watery mixture. Wenamen's Journey. The Code of Hammurabi (Harper translation) - Wikisource, the free online library. 1.

The Code of Hammurabi (Harper translation) - Wikisource, the free online library

If a man bring an accusation against a man, and charge him with a (capital) crime, but cannot prove it, he, the accuser, shall be put to death. 2. If a man charge a man with sorcery, and cannot prove it, he who is charged with sorcery shall go to the river, into the river he shall throw himself and if the river overcome him, his accuser shall take to himself his house (estate). If the river show that man to be innocent and he come forth unharmed, he who charged him with sorcery shall be put to death.


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The 20 Oldest Books of All Time

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