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1. Babylonian Creation Story - Enuma Elish
The Babylonian Creation Story
Video from ACC's Kanopy Database
Summary: Where did ancient Babylonians believe the world came from? What startling similarities does their account have with the Bible's? Explore these and other questions in this look at the Enuma Elish, a sophisticated creation story (or cosmogony) that casts the average Babylonian as a mere afterthought in the eyes of the gods. *ACC Login Required
Encyclopedia of Religion - Enuma Elish
An article on the Enuma Elish from Gale Virtual Reference Library database. This article provides background information on the Enuma Elish. *ACC Login Required
The Epic of Gilgamesh by
Call Number: PJ3771.G5 E5 2006
Publication Date: 2006-12-26
Book available from the ACC Libraries
The Rigveda, Metrically Restored Text by Karen Thomson & Jonathan Slocum
"This online text of the Rigveda derives from the highly important Rig Veda: a Metrically Restored Text, by Barend A. van Nooten and Gary B. Holland, published in 1994 by Harvard University Press; van Nooten and Holland's edition, as the first attempt to present the poems in their entirety in the poetic form in which they were composed, constituted a watershed in Rigvedic scholarship, but it has been out of print for several years." Provided by the UT Austin Linguistics Research Center.
5. Egyptian Book of the Dead
Journey Through the Afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead by
Call Number: PJ1557 .J68 2010
Publication Date: 2010-12-31
With contributions from leading scholars and detailed catalog entries that interpret the spells and painted scenes, this fascinating and important book affords a greater understanding of ancient Egyptian belief systems.
The Egyptian Book of the Dead by
Call Number: PJ1555.E5 B7 2008
Publication Date: 2008-11-25
This edition of E. A. Wallis Budge's translation includes a full text with accompanying illustrations, ans also contains suggested further reading.
1. Cave Paintings at Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
Chauvet: Lion Panel: Herd of Rhinoceroses
ArtSTOR image from the Chauvet cave paintings. Provided by the University of California, San Diego.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams by
Call Number: N5310.5.F7 C38 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Documentary DVD available from ACC Libraries.
More human than human
Documentary about the representation of the human form throughout history, beginning with Venus of Willendorf.
4. Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
5. Nazca Lines of Peru