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La Paix menacée par la démesure dans le Poème d’Erra ? Ou le motif de la guerre des étoiles en Mésopotamie et ses échos en Grèce 

Abstract : The author first explains how was conceived in Mesopotamia in everyday life, and then which warlike gods divinities the ancient Mesopotamians had imagined in order to analyze Erra's unbounded behaviour in the Poem of Erra (an akkadian mythological text written by 800 B. C.). The pattern of "the Star Wars" is then brought into focus since it expresses the acme of the quarrelsome fury of the warlike god Erra which threatens universal peace. During the commentary of the text (and in the appendix), are suggested various possible echoes with the Poem of Erra in Greek literature. In conclusion, the author highlights the apotropaïc function of the poem which contributes to explain the increasing excesses of Erra during the narrative.
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Christine Dumas-Reungoat. La Paix menacée par la démesure dans le Poème d’Erra ? Ou le motif de la guerre des étoiles en Mésopotamie et ses échos en Grèce . Kentron. Revue pluridisciplinaire du monde antique, Presses Universitaires de Caen, 2004, La démesure (Travaux du groupe de recherche Mythe et Psychè), 20 (1-2), pp.93-110. ⟨10.4000/kentron.1824⟩. ⟨hal-02889764⟩

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