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  • Who Was Nimrod?

    were very important historically and Biblically. Found at Khorsabad, this eighth century BC stone relief is identified as Gilgamesh. The best-known of ancient Mesopotamian heroes, Gilgamesh was king of Uruk in southern Mesopotamia, His story is known in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/4126-who-was-nimrod
  • A Theology Of The Fall In Genesis 3 And The Ancient Near East

    from these cultures, many authors believe that several stories contain elements that refer to the fall, e.g. the Epic of Gilgamesh. This article seeks to compare some of these accounts of the Ancient Near East (ANE) with the account found in Genesis 3...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/2764-a-theology-of-the-fall-in-genesis-3-and-the-ancient-near-east
  • A Universal Flood: 3000 B.C.

    words 'all' and 'every' are used 16 times in Genesis 6-9 to describe the totality of the Flood. 'Flood traditions' (the Gilgamesh Epic , the Atrahasis Epic , etc.), even though not as accurate as the Bible, all say the ark came to rest on a mountain....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3370-a-universal-flood-3000-bc
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    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/gilgamesh?Itemid=245
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part IV

    have been providing enormous amounts of material in other topics for comparative studies. Mesopotamian Flood Stories. (a) 'Gilgamesh ' XI. 3 About 120 years ago, in 1872, George Smith of the British Museum read the paper 'The Chaldean Account of the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/4227-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-iv
  • The Documentary Hypothesis

    yet. When compared form-critically to the other major ancient Near Eastern flood accounts (especially the account in Gilgamesh, but also the Atrahasis, Ras Shamra, and Sumerian versions), the Genesis narrative is found to have a remarkably high number...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2328-the-documentary-hypothesis
  • Noah's Ark: The True Story?

    story in Genesis 6-9 was written by Jewish scribes in the 6th century B.C., using material borrowed from the Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic. The 4000 year-old Gilgamesh Epic was discovered at Nineveh by A.H. Layard in the 1850's and was translated two...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3669-noahs-ark-the-true-story
  • Unfolding a Mystery: My Investigations into the Baris Question

    in Josephus (thereby calling its historicity in question!), but appears only in the story of Utnapishtim in the Epic of Gilgamesh: “On the mountain of Nisir the boat held fast.” The Nisir location appears to have only as much basis in fact as the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2513-unfolding-a-mystery-my-investigations-into-the-baris-question
  • Armchair Archaeology and the New Atheism

    find rare mention in ancient sources, yet generally their historicity is taken at face value with minimal skepticism. Even Gilgamesh, the hero of the Epic of Gilgamesh, is thought to have been a historical figure ruling in Mesopotamia between 2600-2700...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2512-armchair-archaeology-and-the-new-atheism
  • The Curious History of the 'Editor' in Biblical Criticism

    as an exemplar for studying the transmission of the Pentateuch. In addition, at least three major portions of The Epic of Gilgamesh have been found at various sites, and all come from different time periods. If my memory does not fail me, these texts...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2667-the-curious-history-of-the-editor-in-biblical-criticism
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part III

    either a Creation myth without the Flood story (“Enuma elish” and others) or the Flood story without a Creation motif (“Gilgamesh Epic,” tablet XI), all in seventh-century neo-Assyrian copies from the Nineveh of Ashurbanipal’s time.1 Therefore, scholars...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2921-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-iii
  • Who Were the Sons of God in Genesis 6?

    pre-Flood conditions. Paralleling the biblical record we have well-known accounts like the Sumerian King List and the Gilgamesh Epic which speak both of pre- and post-Flood situations; but only the Bible has the detail and accuracy to give the true...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2690-who-were-the-sons-of-god-in-genesis-6
  • Iraq and the Bible

    other works of art. Also the riches from the royal death pits at Ur from the late third millennium BC and tablets of the Gilgamesh Epic describing a great flood with many elements similar to those of Noah's Flood (building an ark, takinganimals on...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/3872-iraq-and-the-bible
  • The Bible, Archaeology and the Study of Military Affairs

    believe that the basic principles of war, strategy and tactics have changed little throughout time. Most will concede that Gilgamesh (ca. 2000 BC), Sun Tzu (ca. 500 BC), Josephus (ca. AD 70), Machiavelli (ca. AD 1500), or Clausewitz (ca. AD 1820) are as...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2546-the-bible-archaeology-and-the-study-of-military-affairs
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: An Introduction Part I

    1956 (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 4). Leiden: Brill. Dalley, S. 1991 Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Day, J. 1985 God's Conflict With the Dragon and the Sea: Echoes of a Canaanite...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2663-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-an-introduction-part-i
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part II

    the Religion of Israel. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Dalley, S. 1991 Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Delitzsch, F. 1881 Wo lag das Paradies? Leipzig. Greenfield, J.C. 1984 A...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3050-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-ii
  • Correlating the Texts of Ancient Literature with the Old Testament

    of the literature (texts) of the Ancient Near East (ANE) with the Old Testament? The literatures I speak of are the Gilgamesh Epic, the Sumerian and Babylonian King Lists, Hammurabi's Code, and many others. Much scholarship has been invested in Old...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/3471-correlating-the-texts-of-ancient-literature-with-the-old-testament
  • The Ancient Document Rule and the Flood of Noah's Day

    clay tablets and monuments reveal inscriptions of this event, some found in ancient Mesopotamia (Babylonia). In the 'Gilgamesh Epic,' we have the account of the Babylonian Flood. Gilgamesh was an early king after the flood. He tells of his search for...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3480-the-ancient-document-rule-and-the-flood-of-noahs-day
  • Between the Pillars: Revisiting 'Samson and the House of Dagon'

    from the Dutch rhetorical critic, Aleida van Daalan, who in 1966 argued that Samson was a national hero, on the order of Gilgamesh, created by an exilic author Bibliography Daalan, Aleida van 1966 Simson: Een Onderzoek Naar de Plaats, de Opbouw en de...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/judges-united-monarchy/3800-between-the-pillars-revisiting-samson-and-the-house-of-dagon
  • A Localized Flood?

    the book and agreed with its premise. He stated that the Genesis account and the Sumerian flood story (the Epic of Gilgamesh), were born of this event, further asserting that numerous Native American flood stories were inspired by "a devastating tsunami...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/4083-a-localized-flood

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