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Flood Myths

  • Cultures around the world tell stories about a great flood. In many cases, the flood leaves only one survivor or group of survivors. For example, both the Hebrew Bible and the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh tell of a global flood that wiped out humanity and of a man who saved the Earth's species by taking them aboard a boat. Similar stories of a single flood survivor appear in Hindu mythology, Aztec mythology, and the Greek myth of Deucalion.


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Near East

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South America

flood_myths.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/05 04:28 by admin