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BEROSSUS – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Like Herodotus and Thucydides, he probably autographed his work for the benefit of later writers. However, a direct citation name and title is rare in antiquity, and it may have referred to Book 1 of his History. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Don’t have an account? Please verify that you are not a robot. Berossus’ work was not popular during the Hellenistic period.

Schnabel, Berossus und die babylonisch-hellenistische LiteraturLeipzig, Still valuable, however, is the older edition by P.

Most of the names in his king-lists and most of the potential narrative content have been lost or completely mangled as a result.

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English] Edition 2nd print. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Tempus Publishing, Stroud, Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. The fragments of the Babylonaica found in three Christian writers’ works are probably dependent on Alexander or Juba or both. You already recently rated this item. Ov 15, This article is available in print. Home About Help Search.


Topic select a topic Important recent studies are G. Sources from the ancient Near East ; “. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Elsewhere, he included a geographical description of Babylonia, similar to that found in Herodotus on Egyptand used Greek classifications. Your request to beerossus this item has been completed. Your gerossus has reached the maximum number of items.

Babylonica numerous works included a history of Assyria and Babylonia, while Juba wrote On the Assyriansboth using Berossus as their primary sources. Annius also introduced characters from classical sources into the biblical framework, publishing his account as Commentaria super opera diversorum auctorum de antiquitatibus loquentium Commentaries on the Works of Various Authors Discussing Antiquity.

None of your libraries hold this item. Verbrugghe and Wickersham argue that the lack of relation between the baabyloniaca in History and the Hellenistic world was not relevant, since Diodorus’ equally bizarre book on Egyptian mythology was preserved.

University of Sydney Library. Please select Ok if you would like to babylonkaca with this request anyway. Likewise, only those Achaemenid rulers were mentioned who were recognized at Babylon and then only in their capacity as kings of Babylon.


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The “Babyloniaca” of Berossus

This early approach to historiography, though preceded by Hesiod, Herodotus, and the Hebrew Bible, demonstrates its own unique approach. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

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Only Eusebius and Josephus preserve narrative material, and both had agendas.

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Write a review Rate this item: Privacy Policy Add Comment. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Versions of two excerpts of his writings survive, at several removes from the original.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization berosuss be applied. This did not make him reliable, only that he was careful with the sources and his access to priestly and sacred records allowed him to do what other Babylonians could not. Don’t have an account? In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Certainly he furnished details of his own life within his histories, which contrasted with the Mesopotamian tradition of anonymous scribes.