Venus Tablets of Ammisaduga

21 Feb 2014

Email request via the contact address on the web page has come in concerning the Venus Tablets of Ammisaduga. Is there a reliable translation anywhere? Leroy kindly pointed to articles in Kronos that are available on the Catastrophism CD and made the point they are perhaps just a set of tables rather than something like a chronicle or annal. Daniel Gracely has asked if the link to Henry Zemel's web site is reliable - go to and if this doesn't work just ... and play around with the texts and authors and go down to Ammizaduga and other relevant articles available. It seems to suggest the tables appear as part of a chronicle, and a late chronicle at that, dating the tables much earlier to the reign of Ammisaduga. Incidentally, this is the web site of Henry Zemel.