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by Micha F. Lindemans
The hero of an Old Babylonian poem of the Deluge, dating from the first half of the second millennium BCE. The great flood of this poem is only the last of a number of disasters sent to destroy mankind. A late version was written down in the reign of Assurbanipal.

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