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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 3338 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 02:43
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 965 Audrey 26-Apr-16 04:38
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 858 R Avry Wilson 26-Apr-16 07:00
The Tower 925 loveritas 26-Apr-16 11:32
Re: The Tower 763 Thunderbird 26-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 867 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 17:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 729 R Avry Wilson 27-Apr-16 01:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 1018 Thanos5150 27-Apr-16 17:15
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 767 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 912 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 21:47
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 689 Origyptian 30-Apr-16 23:19
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 725 Aine 01-May-16 22:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 684 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 2096 Thanos5150 28-Apr-16 23:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 801 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 713 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 22:18
The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 458 dmatherly 02-Jan-17 23:46
Re: The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 500 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 05:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 832 Origyptian 26-Apr-16 15:21
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 767 Thunderbird 27-Apr-16 20:42
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 798 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 16:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 645 OCaptain 01-May-16 20:59
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 738 Corpuscles 01-May-16 22:25
A Rather Close Family 841 loveritas 01-May-16 23:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 744 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 646 Eddie Larry 01-May-16 23:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 696 eli stills 02-May-16 02:06
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 829 Thanos5150 02-May-16 03:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 702 eli stills 02-May-16 05:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 774 Harte 02-May-16 09:48
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 694 eli stills 02-May-16 15:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 695 Origyptian 02-May-16 16:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 614 eli stills 03-May-16 00:30
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 657 Origyptian 03-May-16 21:40
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 649 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 21:53
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 595 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:02
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 653 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 22:13
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 641 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:01
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 765 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:25
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 673 Corpuscles 04-May-16 23:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 650 Origyptian 05-May-16 02:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 698 eli stills 04-May-16 01:12
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 647 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:09
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 707 Thanos5150 02-May-16 20:29
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 661 Harte 02-May-16 21:41
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 737 Thanos5150 02-May-16 22:14
Re: It was not......they will not listen 714 Thunderbird 02-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 694 Harte 03-May-16 00:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 695 Thanos5150 03-May-16 00:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 670 Harte 03-May-16 22:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 663 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:05
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 732 Eddie Larry 04-May-16 01:49
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 669 Harte 05-May-16 22:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 467 Eddie Larry 05-May-16 22:31
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 649 Harte 05-May-16 22:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 689 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 00:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 708 Harte 06-May-16 10:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 647 Origyptian 06-May-16 12:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 608 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 15:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 745 Harte 06-May-16 16:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 620 Aine 06-May-16 23:28
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 586 Thanos5150 06-May-16 23:35
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 720 Audrey 07-May-16 01:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 706 Harte 07-May-16 12:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 641 Audrey 07-May-16 17:55
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 708 cladking 07-May-16 18:05
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 676 Audrey 07-May-16 18:40
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 721 cladking 07-May-16 18:57
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 667 Audrey 07-May-16 21:47
Re: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (who are descending into ruts) 708 Origyptian 08-May-16 02:44
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 704 eyeofhorus33 08-May-16 05:34
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 589 Audrey 08-May-16 17:53
Enter Melchizedek 729 loveritas 02-May-16 05:31
Re: Enter Melchizedek 699 eli stills 02-May-16 15:44
Re: Enter Melchizedek 779 loveritas 02-May-16 21:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 639 Origyptian 02-May-16 03:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 701 OCaptain 04-May-16 23:16
Re:Plato 604 Thunderbird 09-May-16 01:24
An Allegory 571 loveritas 10-May-16 22:27
Re: An Allegory 685 Thanos5150 11-May-16 01:14
Re: An Allegory 600 Thunderbird 12-May-16 21:03
Re: An Allegory 539 loveritas 12-May-16 23:19
Re: An Allegory 580 Thunderbird 13-May-16 01:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 537 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 19:16
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 433 Eddie Larry 02-Jan-17 19:39
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 513 Thanos5150 02-Jan-17 20:32
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 576 Eddie Larry 03-Jan-17 04:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 668 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 18:17


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