Definition of Adapa
1. Noun. A Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam).
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Literary usage of Adapa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"Adapa AND THE SOUTHWIND UNDER the water the Southwind blew him Sunk him to the home of the fishes. O Southwind, ill hast them used me, thy wings I will ..."
2. A Hebrew Deluge Story in Cuneiform and Other Epic Fragments in the Pierpont by Albert Tobias Clay (1922)
"Ill A FRAGMENT OF THE Adapa LEGEND. The third fragment contains a portion of the well-known Adapa Legend; but, unfortunately, ..."
3. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"2 The four Adapa tablets may be here summarized as a clue to their contents, ... Adapa, or perhaps Adamu, son of Ea, had received from his father wisdom, ..."
4. The History of Religions by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1918)
"Ami, being wroth at this, demands that Adapa shall come to heaven and explain his ... Adapa goes to heaven and first flatters Tammuz. who guards the gate, ..."
5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1900)
"For whose sake dost thou look like that, Adapa, for whom d thou wear a ... "When thereupon Adapa turned to Anu the king, and when Anu beheld h he said to ..."
6. Cuneiform Parallels to the Old Testament by Robert William Rogers (1912)
"THE MYTH OF Adapa 55 Nusku, the word of his lord there announced, Ea in the ocean heard ... THE MYTH OF Adapa.1 This myth is preserved upon four fragments, ..."
7. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The second story of a visit to heaven is found in the legend of Adapa. ... Adapa is a son of the god Ea, and is represented as serving in his temple. ..."