Ms. Gokturk                                                                                                                Name: ____________________________________

Mythology

 

Creation Around the World

 

DIRECTIONS: After having read and compared Genesis to Theogony, please visit http://mythicjourneys.org/bigmyth/2_eng_myths.htm and view the Babylonian, Egyptian, and Norse Creation stories.

 

Babylonian

 

Egyptian

 

Norse

 

What was there before the world was created?

 

 

 

 

How is the universe/world created? Provide specifics and names when possible.]

 

 

 

How is man created?

[Provide specifics and names when possible.]

 

 

 

 

How does the Babylonian version differ from the other clay versions? What might this say about the culture?

 

 

 

 

 

 

How does this story differ from the first four? Why is this so?

 

 

 

Describe how the Evil-Death-Punishment motif appears.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Describe how Destruction-renewal appears in the story.