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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 927 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 118 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 88 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 59 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 44 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 51 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 31 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 58 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 41 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 42 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 38 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 40 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 38 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 34 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 27 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 40 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 42 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 82 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 68 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 72 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 47 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 79 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 45 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 58 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 47 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 48 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 39 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 46 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 48 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 40 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 57 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 59 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 67 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 44 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 36 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 17 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 28 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 26 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 20 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 24 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 24 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 33 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 25 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 43 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 25 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 38 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 30 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 42 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 40 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 48 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 33 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 32 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 28 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 33 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 30 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 30 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 33 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 23 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 24 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 56 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 36 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 33 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 43 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 57 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 34 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 29 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 28 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 35 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 21 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 44 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 35 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 37 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 32 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 20 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 37 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 29 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 25 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 22 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 26 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 23 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 34 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 20 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 41 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 26 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 37 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 28 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 25 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 30 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 60 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
Re: Some Give A Shit 62 MDaines 12-Apr-18 07:48
Re: Some Give A Shit 39 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 38 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 37 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 34 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 43 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 39 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 57 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 33 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 36 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 38 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 41 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 47 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 47 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 56 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 48 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 47 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 48 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 40 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 45 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 39 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 41 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 53 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 20:26


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