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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 1714 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 274 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 222 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 210 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 185 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 179 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 170 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 190 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 153 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 184 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 156 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 174 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 194 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 223 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 202 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 187 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 211 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 167 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 185 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 185 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 173 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 170 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 184 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 163 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 179 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 186 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 206 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 177 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 169 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 125 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 153 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 158 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 155 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 143 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 154 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 170 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 144 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 168 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 130 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 178 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 135 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 185 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 166 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 172 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 157 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 170 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 145 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 147 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 159 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 148 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 152 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 162 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 144 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 244 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 159 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 160 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 170 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 193 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 177 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 170 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 166 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 135 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 185 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 124 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 180 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 171 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 155 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 149 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 160 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 141 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 151 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 142 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 167 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 159 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 154 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 205 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
Re: Some Give A Shit 205 MDaines 12-Apr-18 07:48
Re: Some Give A Shit 178 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 163 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 161 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 145 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 197 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 156 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 191 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 159 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 207 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 202 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 188 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 228 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 186 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 167 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 158 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 168 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 170 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 20:26


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