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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 1147 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 171 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 135 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 108 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 90 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 91 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 76 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 98 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 75 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 83 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 75 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 73 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 84 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 73 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 78 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 73 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 78 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 91 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 76 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 126 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 106 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 113 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 95 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 124 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 84 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 98 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 85 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 89 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 81 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 77 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 88 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 79 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 102 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 99 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 113 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 87 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 78 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 50 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 67 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 68 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 61 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 58 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 68 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 70 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 66 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 76 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 62 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 83 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 61 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 83 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 77 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 89 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 70 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 78 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 63 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 70 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 74 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 71 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 68 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 61 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 60 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 127 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 77 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 81 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 80 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 105 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 74 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 74 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 72 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 70 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 58 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 87 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 59 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 93 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 71 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 73 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 73 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 72 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 59 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 76 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 68 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 68 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 57 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 60 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 60 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 73 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 53 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 79 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 61 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 71 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 65 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 54 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 74 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 100 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
Re: Some Give A Shit 105 MDaines 12-Apr-18 07:48
Re: Some Give A Shit 82 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 81 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 81 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 64 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 80 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 77 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 99 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 73 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 74 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 80 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 80 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 79 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 94 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 106 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 89 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 117 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 84 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 70 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 84 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 79 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 83 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
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