2013. július 27., szombat

The World of Berossos

The World of Berossos
Proceedings of the 4th International Colloquium on "The Ancient Near East between Classical and Ancient Oriental Traditions", Hatfield College, Durham 7th-9th July 2010
Ed. by Haubold, Johannes; Lanfranchi, Giovanni B.; Rollinger, Robert; Steele, John
Classica et Orientalia 5. Wiesbaden, 2013

1. Overview

Johannes Haubold: The World of Berossos: Introduction

Geert De Breucker: Berossos: His Life and His Work

2. Reading the Babyloniaca

Johannes Haubold: ‘The Wisdom of the Chaldaeans’: Reading Berossos, Babyloniaca Book 1

Martin Lang: Book Two: Mesopotamian Early History and the Flood Story

Giovanni B. Lanfranchi: Babyloniaca, Book 3: Assyrians, Babylonians and Persians

John Dillery: Berossos’ Narrative of Nabopolassar and  Nebuchadnezzar II from Josephus

3. Society, Religion and Culture

Tom Boiy: Babylon during Berossos’ Lifetime

John M. Steele: The ‘Astronomical Fragments’ of Berossos in Context

Bruno Jacobs: Berossos and Persian Religion

Robert Rollinger: Berossos and the Monuments: City Walls, Sanctuaries, Palaces and the Hanging Garden

4. Literary Contexts

Stephanie Dalley: First Millennium BC Variation in Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, the Flood Story and the Epic of Creation: What was Available to Berossos?

Christopher Tuplin: Berossos and Greek Historiography

Paul Kosmin: Seleucid Ethnography and Indigenous Kingship: The Babylonian Education of Antiochus I

Ian Moyer: Berossos and Manetho

5. Transmission, Reception, Reconstruction

Francesca Schironi: The Early Reception of Berossos

Irene Madreiter: From Berossos to Eusebius – A Christian Apologist’s Shaping of ‘Pagan’ Literature

Walter Stephens: From Berossos to Berosus Chaldaeus: The Forgeries of Annius of Viterbo and Their Fortune

Kai Ruffing: Berossos in Modern Scholarship

Birgit Gufler/Irene Madreiter: Berossos – A Bibliography

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