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  • Black Sea Due To The Flowing Waters
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    On our planet, phenomena's occur occasionally in nature. Tornadoes, earthquakes, and flash floods are all types of phenomena's that could occur. Most of these mysterious events are small and go unnoticed; however, on a rare occasion these sorts of event can be horrendous. One such occasion occurred back around 4,000 BC (Werner Keller, 48). As the story goes, God's population was growing rapidly on earth. At this point, he had been growing bored with the same people on earth so he made sure no ma...
  • Noah's Flood Story
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    The book Noah: The Person and the Story in History and Tradition, deals with the story of a universal deluge in which many people died and few survived. It also contains the life of Noah. Although flood stories from around the world vary widely in their content, those from Syr o-Palestine and Mesopotamia (the so-called land of the Bible) are strikingly similar. While it is difficult, if not impossible, to believe that the former descended from a single source (or described a single event), the r...
  • Utnapishtim About The Flood
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    The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Bible: Comparing the Flood Stories In both The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible, a flood takes place. The flood in both stories destroys most of mankind. These floods are a symbol. They represent rebirth and a new beginning for mankind, as well as the gods or God's wrath. In the epic of Gilgamesh the gods decided to destroy mankind by flooding earth for six days and nights. Utnapishtim was chosen to build a boat in order to restart mankind after the flood. In The Bib...
  • Old Ancient Religious Views
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    Poop ie Pants Mr. Cunt Gods and Heros 21 January 2002 When is the End of the World? The end of the world has indeed in no doubt been a concept that has grasped the minds of both ancient and modern civilizations. Both new and old civilizations are actually very different from each other. While technology is getting better, the old ancient religious views slowly diminish. Although the two are very different, the both have the same destructive result. The majority of ancient bel if in the end of th...
  • Gilgamesh And Noah And The Flood
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    Comparing Gilgamesh to Noah and the Flood In both Gilgamesh and Noah and the Flood, man's wickedness leads to death, destruction, and rebirth all caused by billions of gallons of water sweeping the earth's surface. The flood in both stories destroys most of mankind. The floods represent rebirth and a new beginning for mankind, as well as the gods and God's wrath. In Gilgamesh the gods decide to destroy mankind by flooding the earth for six days and nights. Utnapishtim is chosen to build a boat i...
  • Mankind After The Flood
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    Gilgamesh and the Bible In both the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible a common event takes place, a flood. The flood in both stories destroys all mankind. I feel that each flood serves as a symbol. Each one is a represent ive of rebirth and of a new beginning for all mankind. In the epic, Gilgamesh the gods decided to destroy mankind by flooding earth for six days and nights Gilgamesh and the other gods decided to destroy mankind by flooding earth for six days and nights. Utnapishtim and Noah were...
  • Old Testament And The Book Of Metamorphoses
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    The Flood Stories: The Validity Debate Continues In the Epic of Gilgamesh, it articulates how, "For six days and six nights the winds blew, torrent and tempest and flood overwhelmed the world, tempest and flood raged together like warring hosts" (Sandars 111). Alternatively, in the Old Testament, it says, "All the fountains of the great deep [were] broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened... And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased; ... and the ark went upon ...
  • P.J. Creation Flood Myth Of The World
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    The Olive Branch Like dragonflies their [dead bodies] have filled the river. Like a raft they have moved to the edge [of the boat]. Like a raft they have moved to a river bank (flood-myth. com, 3/15/00). Whether the above is fact, fiction, myth, or legend it appears that all civilizations have a strong fascination with The Deluge. Bible believers feel that it was an act of God, who intern wanted to cleanse the earth of immoral people and evildoers. Chosen survivors, for example Noah, as well as ...

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