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Editor in Chief: Ian Worthington (University of Missouri). Brill, 2010. Brill Online. Universitaetsbibliothek Innsbruck. entry=bnj_a680) 49 Cuneiform text according to Cagni 1969, 110, slightly modified. 50 Translation according to Cagni 1977, 52. 51 Describing Sippar as the city of the Sun-god is suggestive of Berossos’ esoteric knowledge, as Samas is the Babylonian god of extispicy, a specialised skill in Babylonian scholarship. In the battle for cultural authenticity, Berossos’ report of the Sippar tablets underlines the written character of his information and supports the high age o f his sources.

See Stephanie Dailey in this volume, and Day 2011. Engl, text: Verbrugghe/Wickersham 2003, 49 = Berossos FGrHist 680 F4. A usable edition of the Armenian text is not available at present. I therefore quote the text from G. De Breucker, ‘Berossos of Babylon (680)’. B rill’s New Jacoby. Editor in Chief: Ian Worthington (University of Missouri). Brill, 2010. Brill Online. Universitaetsbibliothek Innsbruck. entry=bnj_a680) 49 Cuneiform text according to Cagni 1969, 110, slightly modified. 50 Translation according to Cagni 1977, 52.

51 Describing Sippar as the city of the Sun-god is suggestive of Berossos’ esoteric knowledge, as Samas is the Babylonian god of extispicy, a specialised skill in Babylonian scholarship. In the battle for cultural authenticity, Berossos’ report of the Sippar tablets underlines the written character of his information and supports the high age o f his sources. Moreover, it corroborates his narrative, for how would he otherwise have explained to his readership that he had information from before the Flood?

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