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Nov 16 2013, 9:28pm

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Such as the Greeks, the Hebrows seem to have a flood as a legend at the beginning of their time. Anyone might think that there was a common Tsunami at the dawn of written time which made it's way into a lot of legends!

I seem to recall a Flood story that hails from ancient Babylon that may be the basis for the story of the Biblical Flood. It features a Noah-analog who is a trader and possesses a barge that has animals on it. The flood may be a flooding of the Nile.

'There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.' - Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring

(This post was edited by Otaku-sempai on Nov 16 2013, 9:32pm)

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noah and tolkien book Gandalf Send a private message to book Gandalf Nov 14 2013, 5:39pm
    Very interesting parallels B-G! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Nov 14 2013, 8:33pm
    Middle-earth and the Biblical Flood Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 15 2013, 2:38pm
    Lots of Civilizations Hamfast Gamgee Send a private message to Hamfast Gamgee Nov 16 2013, 12:50am
        Could be... Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Nov 16 2013, 1:20am
        If I remember correctly... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 16 2013, 9:28pm
        flood myths acheron Send a private message to acheron Nov 19 2013, 1:13pm


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