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MDaines Wrote:
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> ...
> A note of caution when freely quoting the
> Gilgamesh stories as just about everybody does.
> This time not my words.
>
> “W. Von Soden regrets that we depend on the
> documents of the “Renaissance of Sumerian
> culture” (around 2100 B.C.), instead of having
> the real, old material at our disposal. The mere
> fact that Sumerian was the language of the
> educated Babylonian and Assyrian, the existence of
> the many Sumerian-Akkadian “dictionaries” and
> the numerous translations of the Gilgamesh epic
> betrays the activity of several academies
> responsible for the officially recognized text
> editions. One can almost see the scholars puzzling
> and frowning over the texts.” P. 120,
> Hamlet’s Mill by Giorgio de Santillano and
> Hertha Von Dechend, David R. Godine, Publisher,
> > ...

Ahh, good to see another expert preaching the merits of physical evidence over unauthenticated "historic" documentation.

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Case for an Older Baalbek 2471 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 400 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 326 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 317 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 300 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 292 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 266 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 285 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 251 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 295 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 259 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 246 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 264 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 250 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 259 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 234 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 249 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 279 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 241 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 328 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 274 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 296 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 280 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 309 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 268 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 269 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 268 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
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Re: How Big Was The Forest? 264 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 269 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
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Re: How Big Was The Forest? 248 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
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Re: How Big Was The Forest? 231 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 233 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
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Re: How Big Was The Forest? 232 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
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Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 282 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 263 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 267 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 239 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 278 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
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Re: How Big Was The Forest? 222 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 243 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 234 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 229 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 254 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 224 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 330 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 239 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 241 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 254 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 263 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 261 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 238 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 255 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 251 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 210 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 274 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 196 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 273 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 234 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 247 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 240 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 239 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 222 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 239 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
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Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 242 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 223 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 235 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 216 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 233 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 227 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 252 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 230 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 240 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 246 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
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Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 251 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 280 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 240 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 256 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 232 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 272 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 246 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
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Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 302 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
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Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 314 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
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Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 246 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
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