Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Akkadian Coffee Mug @ Eisenbrauns

Great timing, since I'm taking my first Akkadian class this term!

Enuma Elish cuneiform mug

Enuma Elish cuneiform mug
(Price: $7.50)

The text is the opening lines of Enuma Elish, the creation story from Babylonian mythology, much of which parallels the creation story found in Genesis.


The background image on this page is a Hebrew translation of the verse from Bob Dylan's song  It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), from which the title of this blog is taken. Translation courtesy of Yoram Aharon of Hod-HaSharon's page--found via YudelLine-- which has many Dylan lyrics in Hebrew.