5 11, 2017

The biblical Noah and the Gilgamesh Myth

By |2017-11-05T05:44:25-07:00November 5th, 2017|Thoughts|

                                        There are remarkable similarities between the biblical story of the flood and the more ancient version of Gilgamesh. The Babylonian epic Gilgamesh was written around 2000 BCE and has survived in several versions. It predates [...]

29 09, 2013

The biblical and Gilgamesh flood stories – 3

By |2013-09-29T08:16:22-07:00September 29th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                          By Israel Drazin                                             The biblical flood and the Gilgamesh myth - 3     There are remarkable similarities between the biblical story of the flood and the more ancient version of Gilgamesh. The Babylonian epic Gilgamesh was written on twelve tablets around 2000 BCE and has survived in several versions. It [...]