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Thanos5150 Wrote:
> It may have originated with the Sumerians, but
> this ignores the fact urbanization begins with the
> Ubaid culture centuries before their arrival which
> included among other things monumental mud brick
> architecture, large public works, and a
> centralized temple/worship society revolving
> around an acknowledged though not understood
> idolatry ideology.

I believe I said earlier that the only reason to think the Sumerian flood story was the original is because they had the earliest writing of anyone we know.

Hard to get oral folklore from a dead guy.

Sure, it could be Ubaid. But the Sumerians weren't just sitting around deciding whether to absorb Ubaid culture. They weren't even there at some point. If the story came to the region with them, it could have come from almost anywhere. Same for the Ubadians.

Could have been a tale told around the fire at Göbekli Tepe.

One thing's certain, the Biblical version came from Mesopotamia.

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Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 3093 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 02:43
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 890 Audrey 26-Apr-16 04:38
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 788 R Avry Wilson 26-Apr-16 07:00
The Tower 854 loveritas 26-Apr-16 11:32
Re: The Tower 693 Thunderbird 26-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 795 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 17:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 653 R Avry Wilson 27-Apr-16 01:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 948 Thanos5150 27-Apr-16 17:15
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 697 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 799 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 21:47
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 621 Origyptian 30-Apr-16 23:19
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 653 Aine 01-May-16 22:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 615 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 1749 Thanos5150 28-Apr-16 23:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 731 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 642 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 22:18
The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 385 dmatherly 02-Jan-17 23:46
Re: The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 431 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 05:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 730 Origyptian 26-Apr-16 15:21
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 697 Thunderbird 27-Apr-16 20:42
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 719 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 16:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 583 OCaptain 01-May-16 20:59
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 672 Corpuscles 01-May-16 22:25
A Rather Close Family 763 loveritas 01-May-16 23:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 669 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 574 Eddie Larry 01-May-16 23:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 625 eli stills 02-May-16 02:06
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 763 Thanos5150 02-May-16 03:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 633 eli stills 02-May-16 05:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 694 Harte 02-May-16 09:48
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 628 eli stills 02-May-16 15:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 628 Origyptian 02-May-16 16:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 546 eli stills 03-May-16 00:30
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 586 Origyptian 03-May-16 21:40
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 579 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 21:53
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 522 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:02
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 584 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 22:13
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 547 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:01
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 690 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:25
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 598 Corpuscles 04-May-16 23:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 577 Origyptian 05-May-16 02:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 634 eli stills 04-May-16 01:12
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 576 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:09
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 630 Thanos5150 02-May-16 20:29
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 593 Harte 02-May-16 21:41
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 667 Thanos5150 02-May-16 22:14
Re: It was not......they will not listen 641 Thunderbird 02-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 623 Harte 03-May-16 00:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 631 Thanos5150 03-May-16 00:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 597 Harte 03-May-16 22:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 595 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:05
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 662 Eddie Larry 04-May-16 01:49
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 601 Harte 05-May-16 22:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 395 Eddie Larry 05-May-16 22:31
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 580 Harte 05-May-16 22:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 618 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 00:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 624 Harte 06-May-16 10:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 577 Origyptian 06-May-16 12:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 535 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 15:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 659 Harte 06-May-16 16:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 547 Aine 06-May-16 23:28
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 517 Thanos5150 06-May-16 23:35
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 649 Audrey 07-May-16 01:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 634 Harte 07-May-16 12:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 569 Audrey 07-May-16 17:55
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 631 cladking 07-May-16 18:05
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 603 Audrey 07-May-16 18:40
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 649 cladking 07-May-16 18:57
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 592 Audrey 07-May-16 21:47
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 635 Origyptian 08-May-16 02:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 632 eyeofhorus33 08-May-16 05:34
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 515 Audrey 08-May-16 17:53
Enter Melchizedek 664 loveritas 02-May-16 05:31
Re: Enter Melchizedek 634 eli stills 02-May-16 15:44
Re: Enter Melchizedek 710 loveritas 02-May-16 21:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 571 Origyptian 02-May-16 03:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 630 OCaptain 04-May-16 23:16
Re:Plato 531 Thunderbird 09-May-16 01:24
An Allegory 502 loveritas 10-May-16 22:27
Re: An Allegory 613 Thanos5150 11-May-16 01:14
Re: An Allegory 524 Thunderbird 12-May-16 21:03
Re: An Allegory 468 loveritas 12-May-16 23:19
Re: An Allegory 511 Thunderbird 13-May-16 01:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 457 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 19:16
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 363 Eddie Larry 02-Jan-17 19:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 440 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 20:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 499 Eddie Larry 03-Jan-17 04:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 563 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 18:17


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