Enki and other Sumerian Gods

Sources | The Great Deluge | Introduction

Stories of floods appear in most ancient mythologies, manifested as apocalyptic events caused by a God or gods. The Mesoamericans, Chinese, ancient Greeks and Scandinavians all suffered the wrathful storms of a vengeful deity. Human civilisation grew around river systems, with the Amazon, Indus, Nile-Kagera, Yellow River and Yangtze, and the Kızılırmak bearing some of the earliest, as humankind wrestled …