Enuma Elish – A modern creation myth for courage and renewal

“When in the height heaven was not named; and the earth beneath did not yet bear a name…” [Akkadian: E-nu-ma e-liš la na-bu-ú šá-ma-mu, šap-liš am-ma-tum šu-ma la zak-rat…] With these words the first of seven tablets of Enuma Elish begins, the Assyrian-Babylonian Epos of Creation composed in Akkadian cuneiform script most likely during the Bronze age, to the time of King Hammurabi (1810 – 1750 BC). Weiterlesen