Ancient Near Eastern Flood Narratives

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My presentation for my Ancient Near Eastern History Class on the ancient flood stories and their link with the Biblical account of Noah.

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Ancient Near Eastern Flood Narratives

  1. 1. JamiBalmet<br />Ancient <br />Flood <br />Stories<br />The Great<br />Flood<br />
  2. 2. Objective<br />One of the most famous Biblical stories<br />Also one of the most debated <br />Ancient Near Eastern texts speak of a great flood<br />Compare them to the Biblical flood<br />Which came first? <br />The chicken or the egg?<br />
  3. 3. Ancient Texts<br />Genesis6-9<br />Epic of Atrahasis<br />Gilgamesh Epic<br />Sumerian King’s List<br />
  4. 4. Genesis 6-9<br />
  5. 5. Genesis 6-9 <br />
  6. 6. The Epic of Atrahasis<br />
  7. 7. The Epic of Atrahasis<br />Continued<br />
  8. 8. The Epic of Atrahasis<br />Continued<br />
  9. 9. The Epic of Gilgamesh<br />The Gilgamesh Epic<br />
  10. 10. The Epic of Gilgamesh<br />The Gilgamesh Epic<br />Continued<br />
  11. 11. The Sumerian Kings List<br />The Sumerian <br />King’s List<br />
  12. 12. Black Sea Deluge<br />
  13. 13. Theological Interpretation<br />
  14. 14. An Actual Historical <br />Event<br />
  15. 15. Remembering through the <br />Generations<br />
  16. 16. Application<br />

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