Title: Noah's Ark and the Ziusudra Epic Sumerian ...
Publisher: Enlil Press
Book Condition: New
This book analyzes the Sumerian, Babylonian, and Genesis flood myths and reconstructs an underlying legend from which these myths may have developed. Robert Best's view emphasizes what would have been physically possible, technologically practical, and consistent with archaeological facts. Bookseller Inventory # BESNOAHS
Synopsis: This is a reconstruction of a lost story about a Sumerian king named Ziusudra, later known as Noah, who was king of the city-state Shuruppak about 2900 BC when a local river flood submerged his city. This book combines six surviving ancient versions of the flood story, separates the myth from the legend, and determines what the ark was, where it grounded (not on Mt. Ararat), where the flood hero sacrificed to the gods, and what he did afterwards.
About the Author: The author was born in Pennsylvania and received a BS degree in Physics from Carnegie-Mellon University.
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