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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 1659 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 06:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 261 MDaines 11-Apr-18 08:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 210 Origyptian 11-Apr-18 11:15
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 193 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 167 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 158 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 177 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 169 MDaines 12-Apr-18 13:25
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Audrey 12-Apr-18 17:49
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 164 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 01:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 163 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 03:07
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 142 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:26
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 148 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:00
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 180 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:16
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 04:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 211 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 11:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:02
Re: Case for no King Solomon 195 Thunderbird 11-Apr-18 15:19
Re: Case for no King Solomon 178 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:51
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 205 Audrey 11-Apr-18 16:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 158 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 23:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 177 Eddie Larry 11-Apr-18 20:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Thanos5150 11-Apr-18 22:18
How Big Was The Forest? 171 Barbelo 11-Apr-18 23:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 164 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 13:58
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 158 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 16:18
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 169 MDaines 12-Apr-18 16:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 156 Audrey 13-Apr-18 03:29
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 171 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 15:20
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 180 Audrey 14-Apr-18 01:57
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 195 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 04:12
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 166 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 10:25
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 157 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 15:54
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 117 Barbelo 14-Apr-18 22:13
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 144 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:45
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 147 Thunderbird 14-Apr-18 22:26
Re: Beer bottles Fly......Duck! 143 Eddie Larry 14-Apr-18 22:37
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 132 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 02:49
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 141 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 02:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 160 Thanos5150 15-Apr-18 03:36
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 130 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 04:21
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 160 Barbelo 15-Apr-18 05:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 124 Eddie Larry 15-Apr-18 14:00
Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 160 MDaines 16-Apr-18 07:41
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 128 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 12:59
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 172 MDaines 16-Apr-18 13:30
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 154 Thanos5150 16-Apr-18 19:39
Re: Zagros, Shoulder of the Cosmic Matriarch 162 MDaines 17-Apr-18 07:40
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 146 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 14:43
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 156 Mike D 20-Apr-18 13:15
Re: Did the Russians visit Baalbek? 135 Thunderbird 20-Apr-18 13:56
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 141 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 16:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 149 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 16:09
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 141 Thanos5150 20-Apr-18 17:00
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 140 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-18 17:11
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 151 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 20:47
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 136 Origyptian 20-Apr-18 21:45
Re: How Big Was The Forest? 227 Barbelo 20-Apr-18 22:57
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 00:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 162 Corpuscles 12-Apr-18 00:34
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 183 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 01:39
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 165 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 03:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:36
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 158 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 14:12
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 155 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 14:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 122 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:01
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 174 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 00:47
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 118 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 03:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 172 Audrey 13-Apr-18 05:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 Thanos5150 14-Apr-18 01:32
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 162 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Baalbek.....Home of the God's 149 Audrey 14-Apr-18 02:30
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 140 Audrey 12-Apr-18 19:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 131 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 20:43
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 148 Audrey 12-Apr-18 16:56
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 17:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 154 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 21:42
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 130 Eddie Larry 12-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 141 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:58
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 131 Eddie Larry 13-Apr-18 17:52
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 143 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 129 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 21:08
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 153 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 21:37
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 139 Origyptian 13-Apr-18 22:06
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 22:41
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 147 Origyptian 14-Apr-18 15:14
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 134 Jon Ellison 14-Apr-18 22:20
Re: For God's sakes Lee!... 148 Thunderbird 16-Apr-18 00:15
Some Give A Shit 190 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 05:11
Re: Some Give A Shit 190 MDaines 12-Apr-18 07:48
Re: Some Give A Shit 164 Audrey 12-Apr-18 20:42
Re: Some Give A Shit 154 Barbelo 12-Apr-18 21:43
Re: Some Give A Shit 151 Audrey 12-Apr-18 23:21
Re: Some Give A Shit 133 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 00:44
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 15:03
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 152 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 17:11
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 184 MDaines 12-Apr-18 17:55
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 152 Origyptian 12-Apr-18 22:18
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 157 Thunderbird 12-Apr-18 22:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 146 Audrey 13-Apr-18 00:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 181 Thunderbird 13-Apr-18 03:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 150 Thanos5150 12-Apr-18 04:46
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 193 Race Jackson 12-Apr-18 22:54
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 188 MDaines 13-Apr-18 08:20
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 177 Audrey 14-Apr-18 00:40
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 215 MDaines 14-Apr-18 08:04
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 176 Manu 13-Apr-18 18:10
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 144 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 19:28
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 161 Manu 13-Apr-18 19:50
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 149 Thanos5150 13-Apr-18 20:53
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 159 Manu 13-Apr-18 21:31
Re: Case for an Older Baalbek 160 Barbelo 13-Apr-18 20:26


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