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Thanos5150 Wrote:
> It may have originated with the Sumerians, but
> this ignores the fact urbanization begins with the
> Ubaid culture centuries before their arrival which
> included among other things monumental mud brick
> architecture, large public works, and a
> centralized temple/worship society revolving
> around an acknowledged though not understood
> idolatry ideology.

I believe I said earlier that the only reason to think the Sumerian flood story was the original is because they had the earliest writing of anyone we know.

Hard to get oral folklore from a dead guy.

Sure, it could be Ubaid. But the Sumerians weren't just sitting around deciding whether to absorb Ubaid culture. They weren't even there at some point. If the story came to the region with them, it could have come from almost anywhere. Same for the Ubadians.

Could have been a tale told around the fire at Göbekli Tepe.

One thing's certain, the Biblical version came from Mesopotamia.

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Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 3309 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 02:43
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 953 Audrey 26-Apr-16 04:38
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 847 R Avry Wilson 26-Apr-16 07:00
The Tower 914 loveritas 26-Apr-16 11:32
Re: The Tower 753 Thunderbird 26-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 857 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 17:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 717 R Avry Wilson 27-Apr-16 01:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 1006 Thanos5150 27-Apr-16 17:15
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 756 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 899 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 21:47
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 680 Origyptian 30-Apr-16 23:19
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 713 Aine 01-May-16 22:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 671 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 2066 Thanos5150 28-Apr-16 23:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 787 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 702 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 22:18
The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 447 dmatherly 02-Jan-17 23:46
Re: The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 488 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 05:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 799 Origyptian 26-Apr-16 15:21
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 756 Thunderbird 27-Apr-16 20:42
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 783 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 16:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 635 OCaptain 01-May-16 20:59
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 727 Corpuscles 01-May-16 22:25
A Rather Close Family 830 loveritas 01-May-16 23:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 733 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 634 Eddie Larry 01-May-16 23:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 686 eli stills 02-May-16 02:06
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 817 Thanos5150 02-May-16 03:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 690 eli stills 02-May-16 05:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 764 Harte 02-May-16 09:48
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 684 eli stills 02-May-16 15:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 683 Origyptian 02-May-16 16:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 603 eli stills 03-May-16 00:30
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 646 Origyptian 03-May-16 21:40
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 639 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 21:53
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 586 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:02
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 641 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 22:13
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 626 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:01
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 754 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:25
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 663 Corpuscles 04-May-16 23:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 639 Origyptian 05-May-16 02:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 687 eli stills 04-May-16 01:12
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 637 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:09
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 692 Thanos5150 02-May-16 20:29
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 652 Harte 02-May-16 21:41
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 724 Thanos5150 02-May-16 22:14
Re: It was not......they will not listen 703 Thunderbird 02-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 682 Harte 03-May-16 00:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 683 Thanos5150 03-May-16 00:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 659 Harte 03-May-16 22:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 653 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:05
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 721 Eddie Larry 04-May-16 01:49
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 660 Harte 05-May-16 22:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 454 Eddie Larry 05-May-16 22:31
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 640 Harte 05-May-16 22:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 677 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 00:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 696 Harte 06-May-16 10:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 634 Origyptian 06-May-16 12:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 597 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 15:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 729 Harte 06-May-16 16:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 609 Aine 06-May-16 23:28
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 576 Thanos5150 06-May-16 23:35
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 710 Audrey 07-May-16 01:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 696 Harte 07-May-16 12:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 630 Audrey 07-May-16 17:55
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 697 cladking 07-May-16 18:05
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 666 Audrey 07-May-16 18:40
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 712 cladking 07-May-16 18:57
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 656 Audrey 07-May-16 21:47
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 698 Origyptian 08-May-16 02:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 692 eyeofhorus33 08-May-16 05:34
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 578 Audrey 08-May-16 17:53
Enter Melchizedek 718 loveritas 02-May-16 05:31
Re: Enter Melchizedek 687 eli stills 02-May-16 15:44
Re: Enter Melchizedek 770 loveritas 02-May-16 21:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 630 Origyptian 02-May-16 03:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 689 OCaptain 04-May-16 23:16
Re:Plato 593 Thunderbird 09-May-16 01:24
An Allegory 560 loveritas 10-May-16 22:27
Re: An Allegory 674 Thanos5150 11-May-16 01:14
Re: An Allegory 590 Thunderbird 12-May-16 21:03
Re: An Allegory 529 loveritas 12-May-16 23:19
Re: An Allegory 567 Thunderbird 13-May-16 01:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 527 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 19:16
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 420 Eddie Larry 02-Jan-17 19:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 501 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 20:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 563 Eddie Larry 03-Jan-17 04:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 651 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 18:17


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