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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 1866 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 305 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 240 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 231 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 205 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 210 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 206 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 177 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 219 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 192 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 184 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 184 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 213 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 174 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 246 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 209 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 229 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 206 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 230 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 190 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 201 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 209 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 206 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 190 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 189 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 213 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 188 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 197 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 209 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 241 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 194 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 190 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 143 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 175 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 179 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 176 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 164 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 172 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 185 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 170 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 200 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 151 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 205 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 155 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 210 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 190 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 206 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 175 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 190 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 165 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 166 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 179 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 167 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 172 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 188 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 163 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 264 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 185 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 190 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 208 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 194 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 190 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 188 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 153 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 204 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 137 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 201 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 175 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 189 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 178 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 162 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 178 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 189 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 186 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 167 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 176 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 169 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 184 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 182 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 183 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 169 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 224 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
Re: Some Give A Shit 229 MDaines 12-Apr-18 07:48
Re: Some Give A Shit 194 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 195 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 178 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 168 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 178 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 183 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 223 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 173 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 209 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 183 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 233 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 233 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 209 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 254 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 208 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 178 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 190 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 179 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 189 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 188 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 20:26


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