BEROSSUS
(BEL-RE’USHU in babylonian)
   Babylonian scholar and priest of Marduk, who lived in the third century B.C. during the reign of Antiochus I. He wrote a “History of Mesopotamia” (Babyloniaka) in Greek, of which only fragments survive as quotations in much later Greek and Roman texts, in order to communicate the achievements of Mesopotamian civilization to new

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