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T ATRA-HASIS (OLD BABYLONIAN FLOOD MYTH) The Babylonian flood myth
has Sumerian antecedents which are only known from fragmentary texts that
concern the flood- hero, called Ziusudra, who escapes the great deluge sent by
Two play a role in the creation myth (Woman Gua and Pan Gu), and four play a
role in the flood myth (Woman Gua, Gong Gong, Gun and Yu). While the celestial
and calendrical deities are female (Xi He, the sun goddess, and Chang Xi, the ...
THE WORLD CATASTROPHE OF THE FLOOD THE FLOOD MYTH is told in four
main versions. The myth of the worker god Gong Gong relates how he stirred the
world's waters so they crashed against the sky barrier, threatening a return to ...
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