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Interpretations of the flood

This volume opens with an analysis of the biblical Flood story within its ancient Oriental context & with two essays devoted to the study of the Flood in Greek literature. Several essays are devoted to the interpretation of the biblical story in diverse ancient Jewish & Christian texts (Old Testament apocrypha, Gnostic mythology, patristic & rabbinic literature). The volume ends with a study about the interpretation of the Flood in the period of the Scientific Revolution & with an interpretation from the perspective of a twentieth century psychoanalyst
Print Book, English, ©1998
Brill, Leiden, ©1998