Compare and Contrast the Creation Myths of Egypt and Mesopotamia [Insert Name Here][Insert Affiliation Here] Compare And Contrast The Creation Myths Of Egypt And Mesopotamia This paper will compare and contrast the creation myths of Egypt and Mesopotamia, and will do so using the Mesopotamian Creation Epic, the Enuma Elish , as well as other literature about the creation stories of both civilizations. Verbrugghe , et al., note that while both Mesopotamia and Egypt had been conquered by various powers, these periods of conquest had lasted but a short time, and even “if they were able to establish themselves for an extended period, the native traditions of Egypt and Mesopotamia overwhelmed them” (Verbrugghe, Wickersham, & Wickersham,...The end:
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