By George Smith, A. H. Sayce
The invention of the Genesis legends --
Babylonian and Assyrian literature --
Chaldean legends transmitted via Berosus and different old authors --
Babylonian mythology --
Babylonian legend of the construction --
Other Babylonian debts of the production --
The sin of the god Zu --
The exploits of Dibbara --
Babylonian fables --
Fragments of miscellaneous texts --
The Izdubar legends --
Meeting of Hea-bani and Izdubar --
Destruction of the tyrant Khumbaba --
The adventures of Istar --
Illness and wanderings of Izdubar --
The tale of the flood and end.
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