The Fifth Tablet of Enuma Eliš

  title={The Fifth Tablet of Enuma Eli{\vs}},
  author={Benno Landsberger},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={154 - 179}
  • B. Landsberger
  • Published 1 July 1961
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
T HE identification of K.3445+Rm.396, hereafter cited as text E, as part of Ee V was declared improbable by L. W. King, STC, I, 197ff., for reasons which are as well known as the argument which refutes them.1 The discovery of Assyrian texts of the epic in which the god An'ar (AsAur) was found to take the place of Marduk undermined the essential argument on which King's opinion was based. Subsequently, the opposite view, namely the identification of E as part of Tablet V, was expressed by… 
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