Was This Atlantis? Wolter Smit  

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References to the deluge.


ince a long time, some classify the story of the flood in the area of children's fairly tales. They base themselves here on the fact that the water needed to flood the entire Earth would inevitably come from and go somewhere. But we should not forget that there are a bit too many of such myths that tell us of a flood, even a huge flood. Then populations who never have had contact with each other, all have similar myths, with many points in common:

  • Humans are guilty of the transgression.
  • The Gods send a flood as punishment.
  • Instructions are sent to an individual to build a ship.
  • These instructions include the survival of all species.
  • The flood destroyed the old race.
  • After the flood, a new, less sinner race will emerge to repopulate the Earth.

The story of Noah with his arch, so dear to the Christian religion, is in fact coming more or less directly from the Babylonians. The story of the flood was told here is on the eleventh tablet of clay of Gilagamesh. Since then, the myth of the deluge had been taken over by the Jews, Greeks, Romans and others, in one form or another. There are about fifty such myths that all reference to a catastrophic inundation or a flood.

Here are some:

  • On the eleventh tablet of clay of Gilagamesh, Semitic Babylonian times, a story is told of a flooding, which is the source of the story of Noah told by the Bible. The gods decided to clean up the Earth of a human population which came too large, but Utnapishtim was warned in his dreams by the god Ea. He and other workers were building a huge ship with seven bridges. Utnapishtim boarded, with his family, his workers and seeds of all the living beings. The rising waters and a storm continued for six days and six nights. The gods repent and cried seeing all the global destruction of living beings and stopped the flood on the seventh day. The waters covered everything but the top of the mountain Nisur, where the ship landed. A pigeon was released, but returned because it found no place to stay. A swallow was also released, but also returned. Seven days later, a crow was released, but it did not return and people began to stand up. Utnapishtim made a sacrifice in honor of the gods, and he and his wife got immortality and lived at the end of the world.

  • Three times, each one thousand two hundred years, the gods were upset by the disruption of human overpopulation. The gods took care of the problem, first by sending a plague, then famine. Twice, the god Enki suggested humans to bribe the god causing the problem. The third time, the god Enil suggested to the other gods to destroy humans through a flood, but the god Enki advised Atrahasis to build a ship and escape. Livestock, wild animals and birds were also on boarded with the family of Artrahasis. After seeing the suffering caused by the deluge, the gods regretted their action and the god introduced barren women and stillbirth to avoid the problem in the future.

  • Twice, a great flood came. Fearing that another may come, people constructing a giant canoe from a large cedar. When they saw the third great flood coming, they putted the most courageous young man and young woman with full of food in the canoe. After the flood, bigger and deeper than previous ones, swallowed the land. It rained for several days and nights, but when the clouds disappeared for the third time, people saw the Earth, Mount Jefferson and docked. When the waters retired, people had their land at the foot of this mountain. The canoe became giant stone and can be seen on Mount Jefferson.

  • Before the Apaches have emerged from the underground world, there were other people on Earth. Dios warned an elderly man and an old woman that it was going to rain for forty days and forty nights. Residents were warned that they should go on top of four mountains, Tsinatcin the Tsabidzilhi the Becdilhgai and a mountain whose name remains unknown up to today and not to watch the sky. The people did not believe the old couple. When the rain came only a few were able to reach the tops of the mountains and closed their eyes. Those who had watched the waves had been converted into fish or frog, those who had watched the sky had been transformed into a bird. After eight days, Dios told the twenty-four remaining to open their eyes and go down. Twenty-four were remaining in the mountains. Eight others survived the flood by looking at where to go, where they wanted to go and where they were. They told the Apaches the flood before going to the mountains themselves. The Earth will be, according to them, again destroyed by the millennium, but this time by fire.

  • In a valley of Mexico, there lived a pious man named Tapi. The creator told him to build a boat to live, to take his wife and a pair of each existing animal. Neighbors of the man thought he was crazy. But as soon as he had finished, the rain began. The valley flooded, men and animals have taken refuge in vain in the mountains, which was also submerged. The rain stopped and the waters withdrew. Tapi realized that the water withdrew and sent a pigeon, who did not return. Tapi welcomed.

  • Humanity was rapidly distancing the creator, Sotuknag. He destroyed the Earth twice, once by fire and once by cold, then recreating, while the few survivors, respecting the laws, had found refuge in the underground with the ants. When humanity had become corrupt and bellicose again for the third time, the Sotuknag guided them to the spider woman, who was cutting giant reeds and sheltered the people in the hollow stems. Sotuknag created a great flood, and the people floated in their rods for a long time. They came back to the surface after having landed on a small piece of land. They always had so much food as in the beginning. Guided by their internal wisdom, Sotuknag came through the door at the top of their heads, the people continued to travel, using the stems as canoes. They traveled to the north-east, finding progressively larger islands, until they joined the fourth world. Upon arrival, they saw the island disappear into the ocean.

  • In a battle between water and fire, the earth was overwhelmed by an ocean without limit, and it was the god Tangaloa's task of recreating the world.

  • It was during a particularly harsh winter, that large floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have taken place. Humanity had to spend the winter in caves.

We have among these stories some which are very interesting. We see that these myths are among those which allude to various disasters, as well as our medium and seer Cayce had claimed. In addition, there is a story that clearly indicates the disappearance of islands in the sea, ie a rapidly disappearing, as the dialogues of Plato say and not a loss by a slow rising waters, as the rise of sea level by the melting ice of the Ice Age.

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