STUDY . Flood Legends in different cultures . By Fabian Massa


Translated from Spanish to English with Google Translator.

A study conducted by Adrian Pablos & Fabian Massa.

a. introduction
There are over five hundred myths of the Flood . In this post we present a few, but in the book » From Eden to religion » ( which this post was removed) have included legends of the Americas and Oceania.
It is important to pay special attention to the stories of the following cultures : Sumerian , Chaldean , Babylonian and Greek , because then we’ll do a comparative study of their respective worldviews related to the biblical account of the Flood :

Interpretation of Judeo – Christian

Bible that the only survivors of the flood were Noah, his family and a number of pairs of animals , sailing in a gigantic ark . The flood lasted 40 days and 40 nights , in which the waters covered everything and the fountains of the deep were opened . The total duration of the event since it began until Noah and the Ark passengers were allowed to disembark , was 370 days. In the weeks before the landing , Noah released a dove and a raven and only come to land ( On Mount Ararat ) after the dove did not return from his third flight .