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Creation Myths. Shillluk (Africa) [Excerpted and edited from Folklore in the Old Testament, J.G.

Creation Myths

Frazer.] Sumerian Myths. Sumerian civilization originated in what is now southern Iraq, just upriver from the mouths of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Sumerian Myths

"Civilization" in this context means a settled town or city-dwelling people who possess a stable agricultural technology (including domesticated animals) and have developed a hierarchical system of social classes (peasants, laborers, slaves, craftsmen [smiths, masons, carpenters, potters, etc.], farmers, fishermen, merchants, doctors, architects, priests and temple attendants, bureaucrats, scribes, advisers, priest-kings).

Since the climate of southern Iraq is hot and dry, agriculture requires an extensive irrigation system of canals and dikes. ENUMA ELISH. Sacred-Texts Ancient Near East.


Epic of Creation. Mythology: Greek, Roman, Norse, Egyptian, American Indian. List of Mythical Creatures. Mythology Guide - A dictionary of Greek and Roman Myths. Krishnajesusmyths. The Krishna and Christian Jesus Parallels Robert Howard Kroepel Copyright © 2001.


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We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Epic of Creation (Mesopotamia) Stories describing creation are prominent in many cultures of the world.

Epic of Creation (Mesopotamia)

In Mesopotamia, the surviving evidence from the third millennium to the end of the first millennium B.C. indicates that although many of the gods were associated with natural forces, no single myth addressed issues of initial creation. It was simply assumed that the gods existed before the world was formed. Comparison of Four African Creation Myths. By Jill Stuckwisch The four creation myths found on the internet, "An African Cosmogony," "An African Story of the Creation of Man," "Egyptian Cosmogony and Theogony," and the Yoruba creation myth found under "The Minneapolis Institute of Arts," have similar elements and incorporate values and norms common across many African Ethnic groups. One of the dominant values common to many ethnic groups is the value of the family and group. All four myths directly illustrate the belief that a person is described in terms of his or her family and lineage. "An African Cosmogony" and the Yoruba creation myth specifically emphasize this attention to lineage.

Creation Myths - A Large and Diverse Collection of Links to Creation Myths from Around the World - creation myth,creation myths,creation mythology,creation myths from around the world,creation myths from different cultures,creation story,creation stories. Gods? Here is a part from a text which you can find at : It seems that the Pleiadeans who speak here tell us that Mankind was in a much better state before the Annunaki-gods arrived.


These 'gods' just tore up our D.N.A. in order to be able to use us for their own purposes. Chaos (cosmogony) Myths, Stories and Art. 329 BC: Alexander the Great records two great 'flying shields' - Central Asia, - 329 BC. Alexander the Great from the famous ancient mosaic.

329 BC: Alexander the Great records two great 'flying shields' - Central Asia, - 329 BC

Classification & Features Type of Case/Report: StandardCase Hynek Classification: Special Features/Characteristics: Famous Person, Witness Photo Full Report / Article Source: Bruno Mancusi, UFO Updates mailing list, Apr. 18, 2003 [go to original source] Alexander the Great records two great silver shields, spitting fire around the rims in the sky that dived repeatedly at his army as they were attempting a river crossing. UFO researcher Bruno Mancusi, in a posting on the UFO Updates mailing list from April 18, 2003, gives the following references to this event.

I had an e-mails exchange in 2001 with a Macedonian historian, Aleksandar Donski, about this tale. 1. Introduction to Hindu Mythology. Hindu religion is more philosophy than doctrine.

Introduction to Hindu Mythology

There is no authoritative hierarchy of clergy; the religion is highly decentralized with multiple sects, perfectly acceptable to Hinduism (in contrast to the regrettable divisions within Christianity). The Hindu claim that there are different paths for each person. Greek mythology, The 12 Gods of Olympus. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art.

Greek Stories about Zeus-The Birth of Zeus, the King of the Gods. Zeus was born by the Titans Cronus and Rhea.

Greek Stories about Zeus-The Birth of Zeus, the King of the Gods

Cronus was notorious for being a very jealous and greedy deity. Out of the fear one of his children could take his throne, Cronus swallowed every child Rhea was giving birth to. However, when Rhea gave birth to her last child, Zeus, she managed to trick Cronus with the help of the Titans Uranus and Gaea. She gave her husband a rock in swaddling clothes to swallow, as a substitution to her child, and sent Zeus away to the Greek island of Crete. Special daemons named "Curetes" made noise by hitting their shields, so that Cronus would to not hear the cries of the baby. Greek Gods Family Tree / Genealogy. Doing homework? Your teacher has already seen this. See Theoi; it has properly-sourced information. Known errors: Generally inconsistent sourcing. This chart was made in 2004, and Wikipedia was treated as a primary source.

Hyperion is also a Titan. Mythical Chronology of Greece. This Mythical Chronology of Greece depicts the traditional chronology established for the events of ancient Greek mythology by ancient chronographers and mythographers. This list largely reflects the work of Saint Jerome, whose work in turn was based primarily on the analysis of Apollodorus, Diodorus Siculus, and Eusebius. [1] In a few cases, the chronology also reflects the opinions of more recent scholars, who have cross referenced the mythology to archeological discoveries. These interpolations are noted with italics. Although the Greeks did believe that much of their mythology was grounded in fact, this list is not intended to imply the literal existence of real-world parallels to all the characters listed below. The dates below are approximate. Timeline. Greek Creation Story, Cronus and Rhea and Birth of Zeus.

According to Greek mythology, in the beginning there was nothing. This was called Chaos. From this nothingness came light, Mother Earth (Gaia) and Sky (Uranus) were formed. From Gaia and Uranus came six twins known as the Titans. The Battle with the Titans - Classical Mythology. With his rescued siblings, Zeus had the beginnings of an army with which to challenge Cronus. However, Cronus had some difficulty in assembling his own forces. Summary of mahabharata. Mahabharatha and Trojan war - Greek influence on India.

Pandavas were sent to forest for 14 years, similarly the Greek-Trojan conflict went on for nearly 14 years. The actual conflict described by Homer in Iliad is only 14 days. Same is the case with Mahabharata war, the war at Kurukshetra went on only for 14 days. The Bhagavad Gita as an Integral Part of the Epic Mahabharata. The Kerala Articles: Comparison of Hindu and Greek Mythologies. Egyptian Deities and Myths Compared to the Bible. There are few books that have caused as much controversy as the Holy Bible. The Annunaki and the Myth of a 12th Planet. By Neil Freer | Received from Light Eye. Sumerian Gods and Goddesses.

Sumerian Gods Is Anu holding the symbolic Holy Grail of a Bloodline he created? The Epic of Gilgamesh: Character List. Popol Vuh. The oldest surviving written account of Popol Vuh (ms c.1701 by Francisco Ximénez, O.P.) Popol Vuh (Popol Wuj [poˈpol wuχ] in modern K'iche') is a corpus of mytho-historical narratives of the Post Classic K'iche' kingdom in Guatemala's western highlands. Who are the Nephilims. Who are the sons of God and the Nephilim? The Watchers - Nephilim. There Were Giants Upon the Earth. Mythology: About Babylonian Mythology. Atlantis: Timaeus and Critias.