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Event. Date. Global Population Statistics. The Spanish “Reconquest” of the Iberian peninsula ends in January with the conquest of Granada, the last city held by the Moors. While flood myths are common to practically every culture on the planet, they differ significantly in detail. This article describes hundreds of flood myths originating from cultures all over the globe. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.
I have included stories here if 1 they are stories; 2 they are folklore, not historical accounts or fiction by a known author; and 3 they involve a flood. In most borderline cases, I included the story here anyway.
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I have omitted a few extremely fragmentary accounts, such as sources that say "These people have a legend of a flood in which most people were killed" and little or nothing more. The stories are summarized both to save space and to avoid copyright infringements, but I have attempted to preserve all the motifs and all the names that were given in the cited account. In a few cases, Wives looking hot sex Lenape Heights or more overlapping and non-contradictory fragments from the same culture were combined into one summary.
Complete references are given at the end; consult them for more details. Within each continent or region, stories Swinger club in Porto velho grouped by language family. See Language Grouping for Flood Stories for elaboration of the language groups which, Wivea best I can determine, the stories belong to.
I am sure there are many more flood stories which could be included here. As I find them, I will add them.
I welcome feedback, especially new flood stories, from others. Zeus sent a flood to destroy the men of the Bronze Age. Prometheus advised his son Deucalion to build a chest. All other men perished except for a few who escaped to high mountains.
The mountains in Thessaly were parted, and all the world beyond the Isthmus and Leanpe was overwhelmed.
Deucalion and his wife Wives looking hot sex Lenape Heights daughter of Epimetheus and Pandoraafter floating in lioking chest for nine days and nights, landed on Parnassus. When the rains ceased, he sacrificed to Zeus, the God of Escape. At the bidding of Zeus, he threw stones over his head; they became men, and the stones which Pyrrha threw became women.
That is why people are called laoifrom laas"a stone. The first race of Heughts was completely destroyed because they were Beautiful lady wants friendship Huntington West Virginia wicked.
The fountains of the deep opened, the rain fell in torrents, and the rivers and seas rose Wives looking hot sex Lenape Heights cover the earth, killing all of them. Deucalion survived due to his prudence and piety and linked the first and second race of men. Onto a great ark he loaded his wives and children and all animals. The animals came to him, and by God's help, remained friendly for the duration of the flood. The flood waters escaped down a chasm opened in Hierapolis.
An older version of the story told by Hellanicus has Deucalion's ark landing on Mount Othrys in Thessaly.
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Wives looking hot sex Lenape Heights earlier flood was reported to have occurred in the time of Ogyges, founder and king of Thebes. The flood covered the whole world and was so devastating that the country remained without kings until the reign of Cecrops.
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Destruction by fire and other catastrophes was also common. In these floods, water rose from below, destroying city dwellers but not mountain people. The floods, especially the third great flood before Deucalion, washed away most of Athens' fertile soil.
Dardanus, first king of Arcadia, was driven from his land by a great flood which submerged Tens strip club salisbury lowlands, rendering them unfit for cultivation. The people retreated to the mountains, but they soon decided that the land left was not enough to support them all.
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The survivors on Samothrace retreated to the mountains and prayed for deliverance. On being saved, they set up monuments to the event and built alters on which to continue sacrifices through the ages. Fishermen still occasionally draw up parts of stone columns in their nets, signs of cities drowned in the sea. Jupiter, angered at the evil ways of humanity, resolved to destroy it. He was about to set the earth to burning, but considered that that might set heaven itself afire, so he decided to flood the earth instead.
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Jupiter Wives looking hot sex Lenape Heights Mercury, traveling incognito in Phrygia, begged for food and shelter, but found all doors closed to them until they received hospitality from Philemon and Baucis. The gods revealed their identity, led the couple up the mountains, and showed them the whole valley flooded, destroying all homes but the couple's, which was transformed into a marble temple.
Given a wish, the couple asked to be priest and priestess of the temple, and to die together. In their extreme old age, they changed into an oak and lime tree.
One of the kings of Alba named Romulus, Remulus, or Amulius Silviusset himself up as a god equal to or superior to Jupiter. He made machines to mimic thunder and lightning, and he ordered his soldiers to drown out real thunder by beating on their shields.
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From his skull they made the firmament. His spilling blood caused a great flood which killed all humans except a single pair, who were saved in a ship made by a beneficent Titan.
The waters settled in hollows to become the oceans.
The Wkves who led in the mutilation of Heaven was a Titan and became their king, but the Titans and gods hated each other, and the king titan was driven from his throne by his son, who was born a god. That Titan at last went to the land of the departed.
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The people dispersed, except for one elderly couple who stayed where they landed. To comfort them, God sent the rainbow and advised them to jump over the bones of the earth nine times.
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