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Thanos quotes “Now the mountains were moved and all the hills, for the guardian of the forest was killed. They attacked the cedars, the seven splendours of Humbaba were extinguished.” (11-Apr-18 06:04)

Thanos writes “Regardless, I think it would be great if the original Sumerian versions refer to the Zagros mountains of Iran as this opens very interesting possibilities namely why the change from the Zagros being the "home of the gods" in the 3rd millennium (or earlier) to it at some point later being changed to Lebanon. Some interesting stuff in Iran.” (15-Apr-18 03:36)

Thanos writes in response to mine of 16-Apr-18 07:41 “The "if" has nothing to do with the word "Zagros" or the Sumerian word "Zag". The earlier Sumerian versions place the "Cedar Mountain" vaguely to the east which to the east along the Zagros mountains there were (are) cedar forests known in antiquity. Given this forest is "east" of Sumer it is assumed this is where it must be reffering to.” (16-Apr-18 19:39)

The "if" was mine and had everything to do with the name Zagros and its Sumerian origin in ZAG.

Another “if” coming up. If you would like more info on the vagueness or not of early Sumerian text, then find the line that is of interest to you and give me the transcript of the original Sumerian to look at. I found the lines that mention 7 times HUR-SAG in the transliteration linked by Eddie Larry and took these to be at the origin of your questioning about mountains - mountains being part of your original quote here above and response to Eddie, also here above. Where were the cedar forests? Did the translations of Gilgamesh actually mention in any manner that they were “to the east”? I haven’t studied it, and the only quote of that is of you by you. That’s how misunderstandings get propagated, by repetition of theories as fact, so it’s important to get that straight - by going to the source. It may well be referring to Lebanon. It may well be the logical conclusion. You may well be right. The Sumerian authors sometimes incorporated valuable signals that were not at surface level.

Never mind. Perhaps others reading this found my post to be in some way related to your subject and of interest. That’s all I ask.

Madeleine

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Case for an Older Baalbek 1612 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 250 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 202 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 186 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 157 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 137 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 160 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 151 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 136 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 135 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 153 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 130 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 173 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 139 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 203 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 166 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 185 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 169 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 196 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 149 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 170 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 160 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 153 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 150 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 162 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 147 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 167 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 175 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 187 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 159 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 147 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 112 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 136 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 141 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 138 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 125 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 134 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 149 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 123 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 150 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 117 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 152 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 124 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 163 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 144 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 150 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 138 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 148 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 126 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 135 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 142 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 134 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 133 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 143 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 129 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 215 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 145 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 157 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 176 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 139 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 151 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 113 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 165 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 114 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 163 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 137 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 155 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 139 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 135 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 136 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 145 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 133 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 123 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 136 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 122 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 132 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 135 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 143 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 181 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
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Re: Some Give A Shit 157 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 147 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 143 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 128 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 139 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 145 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 174 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 145 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 140 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 180 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 176 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 166 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 206 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 138 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 140 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 151 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
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