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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 1460 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 217 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 179 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 139 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 127 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 116 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 130 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 114 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 132 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 112 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 127 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 107 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 120 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 148 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 116 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 180 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 141 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 157 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 145 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 169 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 124 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 145 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 132 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 135 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 126 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 122 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 133 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 121 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 147 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 150 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 161 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 131 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 121 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 92 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 107 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 111 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 106 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 98 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 108 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 120 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 104 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 125 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 96 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 125 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 101 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 131 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 120 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 126 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 114 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 119 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 98 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 112 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 117 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 109 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 109 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 110 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 96 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 179 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 120 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 125 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 127 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 159 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 122 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 114 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 130 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 109 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 92 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 141 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 96 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 134 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 109 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 131 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 120 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 113 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 100 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 115 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 108 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 118 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 98 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 107 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 101 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 111 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 96 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 121 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 104 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 110 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 108 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 99 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 121 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
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Re: Some Give A Shit 120 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 119 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 98 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 110 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 119 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 113 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 120 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 113 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 138 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 124 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 153 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 138 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 174 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 142 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 114 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 127 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 119 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
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