Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Epic
by Timothy Stephany
Published: December 14, 2013.
» Ancient Poetry
When the two primeval waters, the salt and fresh water, entered into marriage, and brought into being the first of the gods, thus the Babylonian Creation Epic begins its strange and incredible tale with the words ‘ENUMA ELISH’ meaning ‘WHEN THE HEAVENS ABOVE…’