To demonstrate understanding of ancient societies’ culture as presented through religious texts.
The theme for this discussion is religion.
Please read the following primary sources and then answer the questions below:
Excerpts from The Book of Genesis (1-3, 6-8, 22) http://www.professorcampbell.org/sources/genesis.htmlLinks to an external site. “The Flood Story” from The Epic of Gilgamesh https://web.archive.org/web/20180924021142/http://www.livius.org/articles/misc/great-flood/flood3_t-gilgamesh/Links to an external site.
Compare the assigned primary sources and write a discussion post answering the following questions:
What specific similarities between the two stories were you able to find?
What might account for these similarities?
Make sure that your post begins with a sentence which clearly states your main argument, and that it refers to specific evidence from the sources in order to support that argument.
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