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Noah's flood : the new scientific discoveries about the event that changed history

Author: William B F Ryan; Walter C Pitman
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchtone edView all editions and formats
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Basing their research on geophysics, oral legends, and archaeology, the authors offer evidence that the flood in the book of Genesis actually occurred.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B F Ryan; Walter C Pitman
ISBN: 0684859203 9780684859200 0684810522 9780684810522
OCLC Number: 43451393
Description: 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Deciphering the legend --
Conversions --
Visions of palaces --
The face of the deep --
Ur of the Chaldees --
Hidden river --
Gibraltar's waterfall --
Vanished deserts --
Pontus Axenus --
Red Hill --
Aquanauts --
Immigrants --
Close encounter --
Beachcombers --
Back of the envelope --
Anybody there? --
The diaspora --
Family trees --
The Guslar's song --
On a golden pond --
Other myths --
Epilogue : a telling of Atrahasis.
Responsibility: William Ryan and Walter Pitman ; illustrations by Anastasia Sotiropoulos ; maps by William Haxby.

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In this highly accessible excursion into modern-day science and ancient mythologies, two geophysicists show that the flood really happened 7,500 years ago, spreading the culture and technology that  Read more...

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Richard Ellis The New York Times Book Review An interesting and provocative story...Ryan and Pitman have thoroughly researched every aspect of this intricately woven story. They are articulate, Read more...

 
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