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  • Noah's Ark - 483 Words
    The story of Noah and his Ark are recorded in Genesis, the first book of the Bible. It says that as God looked upon the earth, He saw only wickedness and corruption. Unhappy with the way mankind had turned out, He decided to destroy the earth. He went to a righteous man named Noah and ordered him to build an ark, "the length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits." (A cubit has generally been described as the distance...
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  • Noah's Ark - 399 Words
    God saw that the world had become an evil and corrupt place, so he decided to destroy mankind by creating an apocalyptic flood. However, God saw that one man, Noah, who was worthy among all of mankind to live. God told Noah to build an ark for him and his wife, three sons and his three sons wives, so that they could survive and prosper among the earth. God also told Noah to gather animals of all kinds but they had to be male and female of each kind. After building the ark , Noah and his...
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  • Gilgamesh vs. Noah's Ark
    Epic of Gilgamesh vs. Noah’s Ark The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Flood and Genesis 6:9, Noah’s Ark, are two well-known flood stories. Both stories are very similar to each other, but with important differences. There is a controversy between the two stories, that it is the same story but told differently. Some similarities between the two are that they both include a boat, a righteous hero and passengers. The differences are the cause of the flood, the duration and the means of announcement. The...
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  • Noah's Ark vs. Gilgamesh Epic
    The Gilgamesh Epic is an ancient Mesopotamian story about life and the suffering one must endure while alive. Included in the story, is a tale of a great flood that covered the earth, killing all but a select few of it's inhabitants. This story of a great flood is common to most people, and has effected history in several ways. It's presence in the Gilgamesh Epic has caused many people to search for evidence that a great flood actually happened. It has also caused several other religions and...
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  • Epic of Gilgamesh Compared to Noah's Ark
    Anatoliy Sirotinsky Professor Norris World Literature 14 October 2010 The Past Disproving the Present In today’s primarily Judeo-Christian society nearly every person has knowledge of Noah’s Ark and the associated flood story but, only a handful of those people have been exposed to the flood story in The Epic of Gilgamesh. By observing the similarities in both stories one should come to realize that one of these stories must have been written before the other. According to Britannica,...
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  • Noahs Ark and Gilgamesh - 336 Words
    Opinion Essay #1 The Epic of Gilgamesh Flood Story and the Noah’s Ark story from the Bible are similar in many ways. They are similar in the sense that they both got rid of their houses and all of their belongings. Noah received his message from God to start building the boat while Gilgamesh received his message in a dream. But in the story of Noah’s Ark, Noah was to build the boat to exact measurements which were 300 cubits for its length, 50 cubits for its width, and 30 cubits for its...
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  • The Story of Noah and The Ark: Summary
    The story of Noah and the ark is probably one of the most read stories of the bible. Perhaps it is because of the great tragedy it portrays, or because it is a story of salvation. Noah and his family along with the animals were saved from the flood, while the other people and animals perished as a result of it. Growing up the story of Noah and the ark was one of my favorites; Quite simply because of the drawings depicting the story. They appeared so beautiful, when after many years I'm...
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  • Bill Cosby Noah Ark Allusion
    The clip relates to the text by portraying the god in the original text, as one that is “pure” and “stainless” by wearing the color white. The color white is associated with goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It is considered to be the color of perfection. White means safety, purity, and cleanliness. As opposite to black, white usually has a positive meaning. White can represent a successful beginning. In heraldry, white depicts faith and purity. When the lord tells Noah to...
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  • Compare and Contrast Gilgamesh Flood and Noah's Flood
    Jessica Micheaux Professor Barbara Cade World Lit Engl. 2302 30 January 2012 “The Comparisons and Contrast between Gilgamesh Flood & Noah’s Floods” I was asked to compare and contrast using the story of Gilgamesh’s flood and Noah’s Ark (Genesis 6:9). A good number of people know the famous story Noah’s flood, but do they know how it resembles to the Gilgamesh flood story? The main stories are so alike; the main theme is the biggest comparisons between the two. They also contrast...
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  • The Great Deluge - 3128 Words
    The Great Deluge A Brief Overview Spencer K. Jones Great Basin College, Course Phil-200 Fall Semester, 2012 Overview The story of Noah and the Great Flood is one that most of us have heard at one time or another. There are, however, different versions and beliefs based on the source of the story the person hears. I grew up in the LDS church, so the version I grew up with is the one told in the King James Version of the Holy Bible....
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  • The Stowaway by Julian Barnes - 947 Words
    February 11, 2008 “The Stowaway” is a revolutionary story that presents a unique outlook on the age-old tale of Noah’s Ark. Told from the viewpoint of a bold, outspoken woodworm that sneaks onto the ship, the story defies the traditional telling of the classic flood story. Rather, the woodworm relates unheard of insight on the arduous trip within the ark, the humorous animals he experienced the journey with, and the untrue details that characterize the biblical story. However, the most...
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  • Gilgamesh vs Genesis: the Flood
    WORLD LITERATURE COMPARE CONTRAST PAPER GILGAMESH AND GENESIS FLOOD ACCOUNTS Total destruction! The water is covering the whole entire world swallowing every living creature from human to insect into the abyss of wet darkness during the Great Flood. During my reading of The Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis I found that there are definitely some similarities between the flood accounts in The Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis; however, there are some differences as well. I plan to discuss the...
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  • Research Project-Old Testament
     Research Project – The Story of Noah’s Ark 1. Noah was a man who lived in the midst of unbelievers. God saw the evil and told Noah to build an ark for the animals and his family. Anyone who would see him build the ark and believe could come aboard and be saved from the flood, but no one did. They were warned, but only mocked Noah so they perished in the flood. It rained for 40 days and 40 nights. When it was over God put the rainbow in the sky and told Noah this was a symbol of his...
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  • Gilgamesh Flood Story vs. Biblical Flood Story
    The amazing stories of the great flood that are described in, The Epic of Gilgamesh which is translated by N.K. Sandars and "The Story of the Flood" which is the King James version, both stories similarly. Many of the events of each story are very similar in ways and very different in some of them. From reading both stories I concluded that there was a huge flood that took place in that area of the world. Even though the way both stories describe the flood; The Epic of Gilgamesh is more...
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  • Epic of Gilgamesh vs Noah
    Although the narrative or story of Noah and the flood is one of the great stories in the Bible, many question its originality. The biblical version of the flood in Genesis 6-10 is “quite close in many respects to the Mesopotamian flood stories” (The New Oxford Annotated Bible pg 19), which were written beforehand. As much as they are similar, there are significant differences that distinguish the two tales and their reliability. The epic of Gilgamesh, written by the Sumerians between 2700...
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  • watever - 501 Words
    accounts suggest otherwise. ... Similarity #2 seems like an integral part of any ancient flood story, so does not constitute an unexpected similarity. Since a flood would ... Gilgamesh flood myth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilgamesh_flood_myth‎ このページを訳す Many scholars believe that the flood myth was added to Tablet XI in the "standard version" of the Gilgamesh Epic by an editor who utilized the flood story from ... Utnapishtim tells Gilgamesh of a boxthorn-like...
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  • religion - 1822 Words
    Spahne J Jenkins Professor Caruso World Literature 9 December 2010 Cleanse the Earth Considering our planet, Earth is made up of over 70% water it’s safe to say we should expect rain. Rain in moderation is a great thing, be mindful of the word moderation. It’s through rain our crops receive irrigation. Without rain civilization as we know it would be no more. Now that we’ve agreed upon the need for rain, when is there ever a need for storms so intense that flooding occurs? If flooding...
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  • The Story of the Flood in Three Gilgamesh, the Metamorphosis and Genesis
    Andrew Amechand 11/5/12 Professor Parascandola HEG 21-005 The Story of the Flood in three Gilgamesh, The Metamorphosis and Genesis It is apparent in our class readings, that when the gods are angry at the humans they created, these gods unleash unforgiving rains to flood the earth, and kill the human race. Over the years, there have been various texts about these floods. While the occurrences of the floods themselves are continuous throughout these texts, they have varying...
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  • Theology Compare Genesis and Epic of Gilgamesh
    Flood stories have been a common thread in many religions across the globe. Two very similar flood stories are the story of Noah in Genesis and the story of Utnapishtim in the epic of Gilgamesh. I believe that they are similar as they have been said to occur around the same region (which is somewhere around our present day middle-east). The flood in both stories destroys most of mankind. They represent rebirth and a new beginning for mankind. In the epic of Gilgamesh the gods decided to destroy...
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  • Great Floods Essay - 455 Words
    The Greatly Epic Flood of Noah’s Boat-Ark with Utnapishtim in Mesopotamia Many ancient cultures have flood stories, thus there are many similarities and differences among them all, which makes it easy to confuse them. Both flood Stories, The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Great Flood are religious stories that address God or the god’s loss of hope in humanity. The chronological order of these two stories is very similar, and there are countless parallels between the two. The flood stories are...
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  • Flood Stories and Symbolism - 1801 Words
    DJ Sims English H II September 16, 2012 1 Flood Essay Almost everyone knows the story of Noah and the Ark but you may not know that many other cultures have flood stories as well. These stories have many differences and many similarities but one thing they all have in common is symbolism. Symbolism is the practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events, or relationships. What part does symbolism play in the story of...
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  • Ancient Flood Stories Comparison
    Flood Stories Comparison While most people have heard about the Hebrew flood story with Noah and his Arc, many do not know that there are two other flood stories in other cultures that are very similar in nature. All of these flood stories contain strikingly similar plots about a god who is angry and wipes out everyone in a flood, except a few lucky survivors who escape via some sort of boat. These two other stories are the Sumerian and Greek flood stories, and the similarities these stories...
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  • New Atrahasis Fragment - 473 Words
    New Atrahasis Fragment Excerpts from guardian.co.uk article (January 1, 2010): http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jan/01/noahs-ark-was-circular I. Translation of new Atrahasis fragment In his [i.e., Finkel: see below] translation, the god [i.e., Enki/Ea] who has decided to spare one just man speaks to Atram-Hasis, a Sumerian king who lived before the flood and who is the Noah figure in earlier versions of the ark story. “Wall, wall! Reed wall, reed wall! Atram-Hasis, pay heed to my...
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  • Compare and Contrast Between the Flood in Gilgamesh and the Old Testament
    Outline Thesis: The flood stories in the Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis have many points of agreement, suggesting that they are somehow connected. Yet, there are also many differences. This term paper will identify similarities and differences in both. I. Introduction II. Gilgamesh a. What is the Epic of Gilgamesh? b. When was it written? c. What is it about? d. Describe the beliefs of the people. III. The Old Testament a. When was it written? b. Describe the flood? IV. Comparison...
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  • The Great Flood - 442 Words
    The Great flood is a historical event that may have happened before 0 BC, this was an event that flooded the whole world which have possibly wiped out human and plant existence. There are several different evidence that suggest the happening of the Great flood which include the several geological shaping which can only be created with a massive flood, the several different theories that different cultures and religions have mentioned and the possible existence of the Noahs arc however the fact...
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  • Genesis and Gilgamesh comparative essay
    Genesis & Gilgmesh similarities and differences between ancient texts With the discovery of texts from ancient civilizations, many people have come to believe that various texts are common to one another. Examples of these texts are the creation stories from the Hebrews found in the Bible, The Hymn of Ra from the Egyptians, and the Enuma Elish stories from the Babylonians. In addition to these stories are the flood stories. These stories have caused many discussions among students...
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  • Noah or Utnapishtim - 1463 Words
    ANGELES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION Mac Arthur Highway, 2011 Angeles City, Philippines COLLEGE OF NURSING A.Y 2010-2011 THe flood of noah and the flood of gilgamesh IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS IN HUMANITIES Submitted by: Letran, Rachelle Anne S. BSN 11 – 6 Submitted to: Mrs. dorothy joy macaranas (PROFESSOR) Submitted on: April 28, 2011 ------------------------------------------------- Introduction Skeptics claim that the...
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  • walanjo - 287 Words
    Questions: 1. At the end of a banquet 10 people shake hands with each other. How many handshakes will there be in total? 2. The day before the day before yesterday is three days after Saturday. What day is it today? 3. A mother is 21 years older than her child. In exactly 6 years from now, the mother will be exactly 5 times as old as the child.Where's the father? 4. Mike turns off the light in his bedroom. The light switch is twenty feet from the bed, but he still manages to get into...
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  • Gilgamesh vs the Genesis - 1312 Words
    The Great Floods: Gilgamesh vs. The Genesis The epic story of Gilgamesh talks about a great flood that covered the whole world. Isn’t it strange that this story seems to mirror that of the great flood in the Book of Genesis? These two stories contain general similarities but when comparing the minute details, they are very different. The story of Gilgamesh was written around 2000 B.C., many years before the Genesis story in about 400 B.C. The writers of the bible probably knew of the flood...
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  • Compare And Contrast Flood - 558 Words
    Jack Mezzadri 10-6-14 Compare and Contrast essay 12/03 Many people don’t realize how alike the two flood stories actually are to each other. The main theme is the biggest similarity between the two. They also differ greatly because of the events that actually take place. In both stories, the number of days for the events are different, but the same basic event takes place. There are also many other similarities and differences as this is just one difference. The stories are very similar,...
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  • Cosmic Creations Myths Across Culture
    \Cosmic Creations Myths Across Culture Lakisha Mitchell May 8, 2013 HUM/105 Kevin Barker Many Christians have a very vague idea about the collection of the Old- Testament. The Old-Testament books are stories of the most famous myths. The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) is a book of Hebrew text, assemble by Jewish scholars of the seventh to tenth centuries A. D. It also contains two stories of creation. In addition, the book of Genesis is known as the book of creation of...
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  • Noah and Utnapishtim's Wild Ride
    Noah and Utnapishtim’s Wild Ride Almost every religion in the world has a story about the “Great Flood” which destroys the earth, and each teaches its followers a different story about this disaster. While the Babylonians have the story of Utnapishtim from the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Judeo Christians have Noah from the Bible. Both men save a few people and many animals. In these stories, Noah and Utnapishtim seem to have similar situations, but a further analysis shows how truly different the...
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  • The Egypt - 513 Words
    The Flood Stories of the Ancient near East Allie Darling 9/8/13 The Flood Stories of Ancient Near East are very interesting and show what was going on throughout many parts of the East when the floods came through. Some are very similar and sometimes make you think that they are actually the same story while others make you wonder if they are even talking about a flood. One similarity of the flood stories is that In the story of Epic of Gimgamesh and in the flood story from the Book of...
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  • Flood Stories - 1487 Words
    THE WORLDWIDE FLOOD Almost every culture has some story explaining a worldwide flood that happened thousands of years ago. These stories have remarkable similarities between them but have extreme differences as well. The similarities include God, or the god’s flooding the earth to put an end to corruption, and in each story at least one person was saved in order to restore mankind. The differences include, what time period the flood occurred, how long the...
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  • Compare the Biblical Story of the Flood with the Version of the Flood Told by Utnapishtim in Gilgamesh. Now Identify Several Ways in Which the Two Floods Are Similar and Several Ways in Which They Are Different. What
    The Biblical Story of the flood and the flood in Gilgamesh has been of debate and talk for a long time now. Both of these stories show us how the times were back then and how the God’s reacted. Both these stories are of great significance. The flood version of the Bible and the one in Gilgamesh are very similar yet have some vivid differences. Similarities occur in many respects, on many grounds; similarities are as such that an overview of either of them will show us that they are identical...
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  • The Sumerian and Biblical Floods: Different or the Same?
    The Sumerian and Biblical Floods: Different or the Same? “And then, a number of centuries later, God said, ‘No, no. Everything is crap; I will send a flood down. I will send a flood down across the world, because it’s all crap.’ He decided to do the etch-a-sketch end of the world, I think.” (Izzard) And that, no matter which story of this particular flood story you look at, seems to be the main objective, to, like a etch-a-sketch, start all over with a clean slate. While there are several...
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  • Story of Noah - 513 Words
    Joshua Badejo Mr. Tokar CHW3M1 19 September 2013 Noah’s Ark vs. The Story of the Flood The Story of Noah’s Ark and The Story of the Great Flood are very alike in many ways. They both distinct characteristics of the ark, or person, the events that took place are also parallel to each other. The Sumerian version of the story is in The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Hebrew/Christian version of the flood story is told in the book of Genesis .In both cases God chose an honorable men that he thought...
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  • Gilgamesh - 814 Words
    A Comparison of the Flood of the Bible and Gilgamesh I as well as many others grew up listening to the story of Noah and the flood. I remember the length of the flood, the dove, and the rainbow very vividly. However, most people do not realize that the story is told throughout many different cultures and with accounts older than Genesis’s version in the Bible. Although each of the accounts tells of the flood, there are many variations to the story. One of the stories can be found in the...
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  • Evidence for the Great Flood - 1468 Words
    A flood generally causes a rather large amount of land to end up underwater. The Great Flood was no different, it caused almost all the land in the world to go underwater. Did the Flood—as recorded in Genesis chapters 6-8—really happen? Was there a humongous amount of water that completely eradicated man from the face of the earth with the exceptions of Noah and his family and subsequently sent vast amounts of land underwater? There is a substantial amount of evidence from various sources that...
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  • Noah and the Flood - 1106 Words
    The Wickedness of the People (Methuselah’s wisdom and knowledge were inherited by his grandson Noah, the son of Lemech. Noah was a righteous and pious man.) When Noah was five hundred years old, he had three sons--Shem, Ham, andJapheth. They too were good and pious men, fearing and loving G-d, and unlike all the other inhabitants of the earth, who had gradually become more and more depraved. Yet neither Noah nor Methuselah could change the evil ways of the people around them, in spite of the...
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  • The Flood Story Analysis - 1093 Words
    1. Moses has traditionally been considered the author, of The Flood Story, included in the book of Genesis. Since writing has yet to be an organized language at time (around 1300 B.C.) it almost seems certain that the stories were handed down orally rather than written down.Moses was a Hebrew prophet, educator and leader who delivered his people from slavery in Egypt. He was also considered to be the organizer of the community’s religious and civil traditions.At his birth, descendants of...
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  • Noah Paper - 380 Words
    Outline Times of the Old Testament Cultures/Environment Ethics Noah the Man Where is Noah from Noah’s family God and Noah God calls Noah Noah’s response to God The building of the Ark Dimensions and Material What others said to Noah After the flood Leaving the Ark Populating the Earth Modern Thought Finding the Ark Mount Ararat Conclusion Noah Imagine living in a word full of...
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  • Steven Spender's Poem "Memento"
    By: Lee A. Zito In Stephen Spender's "Memento" the first line says, "Remember the blackness of that flesh." It is important that we understand that Spender is not asking us if we remember, he is telling us to remember. To remember the horror, the injustice, and every last detail. This includes the burning of bodies, the despair, and the camps where countless of innocent people were murdered. This poem is truly a "Memento". It is a reminder of a the terrible period in our world's past that must...
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  • Shitology - 808 Words
    Montre Caref 1/1/13 3rd Period English II There have been many stories told in the past about Gods. Every story has its own supernatural spin, providing a forceful sense of cause and effect events. This almost always forms the cultural plot to describe a bad or good point in time. Certain sequences of myths describe a situation where god destroys mankind for not going through with their intentions when they created mankind, by creating a massive flood. These stories include: “Noah’s Ark”,...
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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh vs the Genesis
    The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Genesis are two different texts from different time periods. The stories that are going to be discussed are the Genesis and Gilgamesh flood stories. They have few similarities but their stories continue along the same line, although they are different in regard to detail. This essay will examine the reasons of the flood, the role of the two main characters, the religious characters and other noticeable difference of these texts. The reason of the flood of the in...
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  • The Story of Noah vs. The Story of Gilgamesh
    Growing up in a Christian home, it was mandatory to go to church every Wednesday and Sunday. Since my mother always attended “big church” with the other adults, she felt like I needed to grow up through a youth group. In youth group, we learned many things about God and the bible. We would learn about David and Goliath, Samson and Delilah, Joseph and Mary, and many more stories. However, one story that seems to be the most significant is the story of Noah and the Ark. Noah is one of the...
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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh vs. Noah of the Bible
    Utnapishtim’s Flood VS Noah’s Flood Gilgamesh was written thousands of years ago, but those who have read Gilgamesh notice something extraordinarily striking about the story of Utnapishtim’s immortality: there is a nearly identical flood story written in the Bible. Many things about the flood story in the Bible seem identical to the flood in Gilgamesh, but there are still many differences. The differences are seen before, during, and after the flood, making the two stories similar,...
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  • Analysis of Margaret Atwood's "The Year of the Flood"
    Julie Stover Honors 200-012 Essay #3 In Margaret Atwood’s novel The Year Of The Flood she unfolds a bizarre, futuristic world of nature; one in which we see the primal instinct to survive. After a super disease wipes out the vast majority of the population, the few remaining characters endure dangerous creatures, strange weather, and other risky survivors. Why did certain individuals live while others perished? Was it simply fate, or was their survival predetermined by their beliefs?...
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  • Gilgamesh vs. Genesis - 488 Words
    In a country with a strong Christian culture it is no surprise that a large number of people know the famous story of the Genesis flood but unknown to many is the striking resemblance it holds to an earlier flood story from the epic of Gilgamesh. Dissecting both stories the reader is revealed similarities but also numerous differences. Both the story from Gilgamesh and the Genesis occur in the Iraqi/Turkey area. This information helps provide a strong connection between the tales. During the...
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  • Gilgamesh Flood Essay - 517 Words
    Flood Comparative Essay “Over time, the wax of candle sheds its original form: It melts and becomes twisted.” In the matter of discovering the relationship between two stories and the determining how they contrast one another, one must study each account in depth. In the many commonalities between the Biblical flood and the flood of Gilgamesh, there lye some differences. For instance, in Genesis, after the rains stop, Noah sends out a dove to determine if there’s dry land. The dove...
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  • bumbum - 547 Words
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  • chrysalids - 659 Words
    Chapter 3 Questions: The Chrysalids 1. What casual remark does David make in his home that alarms his family? What is their reaction, and why is it so extreme? As David was trying to aid his wound from a splinter, he casually remarked saying that if he had another hand, he would do it himself. Since his family was very religious, this remark offended them. The author is suggesting that when one becomes too extreme about their religious, any saying and be misinterpreted in the wrong way....
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  • Flood Essay - 1022 Words
    Flood Essay The Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis are ancient texts that were widely read and are continually examined today. Although both stories discuss global floods enforced by the gods, there are both similarities and differences of time, historical background and context, the way the stories are told, and the animals and people on board the arks. These two stories have similar plots that involve the lessons that teach one to embrace the reality of their mortality, to do right, and stay on...
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  • Comparative Analysis on Great Flood Myths
    Great Floods have been a topic of many myths throughout time. These stories are mostly about gods or higher powers trying to wipe out or cleanse the population. Some of these myths include; Eridu Genesis, Atrahasis Epic, Gilgamesh, and many more. The Eridu Genesis is the earliest flood myth. It tells how The deity Enki tells Ziudsura about his plan to destroy all of man with a flood and instructs him to build a giant boat. It floods for seven days and then Ziudsura makes sacrifices and chants...
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  • Meeee - 728 Words
    The Great Flood The Great Flood Tinggian The Tinggians, a group of pagan people inhabiting the interior hills of Abra, have their own story of the Great Deluge. The tragic began with the abduction of Humitau, a sea-maiden guard of Tau-mari-u, lord of the sea; by Aponi-tolau. One day, Aponi-tolau, god-hero of the Tinggians went down to the lowlands. He wandered aimlessly through the plains until he reached the seashore. The calm blue sea, massive and yet helpless beneath the morning sun...
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  • Genesis 6 - 590 Words
    The Corruption of Mankind 6 Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them, 2 that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were [a]beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose. 3 Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not [b]strive with man forever, [c]because he also is flesh; [d]nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.” 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward,...
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  • Parallels Between Gilgamesh And Bible
    The Parallels between Noah and the Epic of Gilgamesh The story of the flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh is a well-known parallel to the story of Noah’s ark in the Hebrew Scriptures of Genesis. The flood in both stories destroys mankind by the power of a deity. These floods drowned men, women, children, and some babies and infants, as well as eliminating all of the land animals and birds. The floods represent a new beginning for mankind as well as the gods’ or God’s anger against the humans. In the...
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  • The Period of Transition - 661 Words
    There is a time of transition, a period of change when one venture completes for another to start. These can be confusing at times when we sense a difference but can't explain it. Whether it is for the better or worse, periods of transition can define our lives and set the course for what follows next. Below are some guidelines of what we can do during these times to ensure that we are prepared for whatever happens. Maintenance Our world is seasonal put moves along rapidly making it impossible...
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  • Noah Movie Essay - 1263 Words
     Historical Analysis of Noah Emma O’Neil CHW3M0-B Ms. Kuypers May 16th, 2014 Noah It was once said “if you don’t remember history accurately, how can you learn?” Accurate portrayals of historical Hollywood movies are more or less unheard of. These movies show a false representation of what occurred in the time period, making it hard for people to know fact from fiction about the past. The movie Noah, despite its best efforts, is not historically...
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  • Montagnais Tribe - 660 Words
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