Gösta Gabriel

enūma eliš – Weg zu einer globalen Weltordnung

Pragmatik, Struktur und Semantik des babylonischen »Lieds auf Marduk«
[enũma eliš – Path to a Global World Order. Pragmatics, Structure and Semantics of the babylonian Song to Marduk.]
2014. XXII, 524 pages.
Published in German.
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Summary
The Song to Marduk (enūma eliš) is probably the most important mythical text of the ancient Babylonian culture. It tells of the rise of the young god Marduk who becomes the absolute ruler of all gods and of the world. This study by Gösta Gabriel is the first overall interpretation of the work which focuses on this single text and analyses its external effective dimension (pragmatics), its internal constitution (structure) and meaning (semantics).

Orientalische Religionen in der Antike (ORA)