The Babyloniaca of Berossus. Front Cover. Berosus (the Chaldean.) Table of Contents. 4. The Life of Berossus. 5 QR code for The Babyloniaca of Berossus . The Babyloniaca of Berossus. Front Cover. Berosus (the Chaldean.), Stanley Mayer Burstein. Undena Publication Table of Contents. 4. The Life of Berossus. 5. The Babyloniaca of Berossus /​ by Stanley Mayer Burstein. Author. Burstein, Stanley Mayer. Other Authors. Berossus, 3rd cent. B.C. [Babyloniaca. English].

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Perhaps Berossos was a prisoner of his own methodology and purpose. Within this construction, the sacred myths blended with history.

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Advanced Search Find a Library. Write a review Rate this item: Perhaps what Berossus omits to mention is also noteworthy. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Eusebius was looking to construct a consistent chronology across different cultures, [10] [ non-primary source needed ] while Josephus was attempting to refute the charges that there was banyloniaca civilization older than that of the Jews.

From Berossus’ genealogy, it is clear he had access to king-lists in compiling this section of Historyparticularly in the kings before the Flood, and from the 7th century BC with Senakheirimos Sennacheribwho ruled both Assyria and Babylon. Seven later pagan writers probably transmitted Berossus via Poseidonius through an additional intermediary.

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Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be bayloniaca. Babylonia — History — Early works to Cancel Forgot your password? In contrast, his treatment of the Achaemenids or, at least, of Cyrus I was favorable since he is said to have treated the last king of Babylon, Nabonidus b.


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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This page was last edited on 10 Julyat However, scholars have questioned whether it would have been possible to work under the Seleucids and then relocate to a region experiencing Ptolemaic control late in life.

Polyhistor’s numerous works included a history of Assyria and Babylonia, while Juba wrote On the Assyriansboth using Berossus as their primary sources. Author Burstein, Stanley Mayer. A Most Dangerous Book. Versions of two excerpts of his writings survive, at several removes from the babylonjaca. While Poseidonius’s accounts have not survived, the writings of these tertiary sources do: Linked Data More info about Linked Data. December 15, This article is available in print.