Essays Tagged: "great flood"

Faith and Retribution in "Genesis" and Homer's "Odyssey"

g; Odysseus left his home and family and was gone for twenty years. By the time we come down to the Great Flood in Genesis, and the opening chapters of the Odyssey, things in both stories are markedly ... created them. Chapter 6, verses 5-6 of Genesis says, "And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil contin ...

(6 pages) 112 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gilgamesh Flood Story Vs. Genesis Flood Story.

The amazing stories of the great flood that are described in, The Epic of Gilgamesh which is translated by N.K. Sandars and ""T ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Comparing and Contrasting the accounts of the great flood in Gilgamesh and the Bible

The two accounts of the great flood as they appear in Gilgamesh and later in the Bible show two different versions of what a ... is a different one entirely. In Genesis, God is described as seeing that "the wickedness of man was great in the earth", but this was not cited as his reason for the flood (55). The Bible states that ... not more so, than the gods of Gilgamesh for being so willing to give up on what he thought was his greatest creation and just start over.If anything, the length and severity of the storm would point ...

(2 pages) 69 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Yakima and the Sioux

re has their own belief of how the world and their culture came to be. The Yakima believe that "The Great Chief Above" created them and that they descended from his creations. The Sioux believe that t ... to offer. The Yakima people believe that in the beginning all the world was water and from that the Great Chief Above created the rest of the world by throwing mud together. People of the Sioux believ ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


actually came about.Neither side can conclusively prove either side is right. Neither side saw the great flood or the big bang or other great events that have led us to this point, which is the human ... ang or other great events that have led us to this point, which is the human's great flaw in either great arrogance or plain enthusiastic blind ignorance we attempt to over think things. We are trying ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Reactions to the Holocaust (Answers in full sentences)

con in Judaism. It is a binding contract, an arrangement first made between Noah and God, after the Great Flood. God promised never to flood the world again after he killed off the world with water an ... ntry and going to the 'Promised Land', of Israel. There God would make Abraham into the father of a great nation. Along the way, the Lord tested Abraham's faith and loyalty by asking him to sacrifice ...

(6 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Bible vs. "Gilgamesh".

the flood. It was very interesting to read since I only knew of one flood. The two accounts of the great flood as they appear in "Gilgamesh" and later in the Bible show two different versions of what ... dication for the reasons of the flood in the bible was when God "saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continuall ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Great Flood of 1927, longer version

The Great Flood of 1927 was one of the worst floods in the United States during the 1900s. It was consid ... eemed to be the perfect thing to raise Hoover's national profile and restore his reputation as the "Great Humanitarian." He became a hero, one of the only heroes to come out of the crisis, and as a re ... flood.The flood dominated the front pages of the nation's newspapers for many weeks. Editors later greatly named the flood the greatest story of 1927. Even though man tried to attempt to overtake nat ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Study Notes for a Western Civilizations class, Part 1.

Gilgamesh Epic was about a man searching for eternal life. While searching for the tree of life, a great flood occurs and he is saved by a man and a woman in an arc. All of the societies in the Old B ... etting it out of your country. There had to be a favorable balance of trade; your exports had to be greater than your imports. You also had to be self-sufficient, producing everything you needed in yo ...

(22 pages) 132 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Historical Weather Patterns of Michigan

vinced that their weather conditions are the weirdest. They'll tell you about the big blizzard, the great flood, or the hideous humidity, convinced that decades of harsh weather have shaped the charac ... changes provides richness and a more conceptual understanding of how climate change may affect the Great Lakes region.ReferencesBohnak, Karl, So Cold a Sky: Upper Michigan Weather Stories, Cold Sky P ...

(3 pages) 4469 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

King Lear

The Great Deluge The story of the Great Flood is one that has been discovered among all nations and trib ... e world. Also, the story of Noah's ark is quite familiar to everyone. However, is this story of the Great Flood of Noah's day an historical fact, an allegory or just simply a fabrication? Scientific C ... have been working and investigating and put forward evidence that support the biblical story of The Great Deluge but how conclusive are the evidence? By Looking at the factual account and evidence on ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ief of our tribe was killed by a warrior from an enemy tribe. This angered the members of our tribe greatly; they were all so upset that they all were ready for vengeance. Our tribe elected a new chie ... o upset that they all were ready for vengeance. Our tribe elected a new chief and we prepared for a great war. After our warriors were assembled we set out on the fight of our lives. As we neared the ...

(2 pages) 593 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Great Flood

was created in six days, but it took forty days to destroy. When god created the world, he went to great lengths to make it perfect. After God created the earth and its creatures, he realized it was ... ah and his family, all the beasts and creeping things of the earth to live and tell the tale of the great flood. This may have been God's intention, for every species on the earth to fear him. ...

(2 pages) 750 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Creation Vs Evolution

ine information, the validity of the book must be verified. One example of the Bible's facts is the great flood (Genesis 7:11). The great flood was supposedly the first time it had ever rained on Eart ... d. Oil and coal deposits have even been found in artic regions. Now this validates the story of the great flood in a scientific manner. If the flood was the first rain, there would be a large amount o ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Red River Flood of 1997 & The Breakdown of Collaborate Management

ormal temperatures in April, the areas in the Red River Valley and adjoining watersheds created the great flood. The Red River of the North swelled past flood stage and rapidly rose higher than ever i ... uracy of the predictions. The weather service advised the state government, that the flood would be greater than it ever had been before. Based on these recommendations, The State of North Dakota decl ...

(10 pages) 1431 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Flood Myth Argument

sies between scientists and Christians. The Book of Genesis, in chapters 6-9, tells how God sends a great flood to destroy the earth because of man's wickedness and because of the earth's corruption. ... for Creation Research. Institute for Creation Research, n.d. Web. 28. Apr. 2010.Sewell, Curt. "The Great Flood of Noah." Revolution Against Evolution. N.p., 8 Nov. 1999. Web. 1 May 2010."Top 5 Math M ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative