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First stage of Hesiodic Cosmogony - separation of sky and earth described as being passed down from mother to child IN the babylonian creation epic- Marduk splits the body of the primevil water-goddess Tiamat and makes one half of it into the sky and the other half into apsu , the deep, and esharra, the firmament(heavens) of earth
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Unformatted text preview: Semestic Genesis the initial state was boundless dark water the first state the separation of water into the sky and into the earth pherecydes “in prose” is credited as first talking about the gods over Heisod...
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