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[note] Norse mythology, including the Prose Edda, and the finish sagas collected in the Kalevala. [/note] all suffered the wrathful storms of a vengeful deity. Human civilisation grew around river systems, with the Amazon, Indus, Nile-Kagera[note] …