Where did the mythology regarding creation come from? You might be surprised to learn that it can all be tied together and easily seen as originating from the same true event. The Tree of Life and other Biblically accurate creation events appear as common concepts in pagan myths developed after the Tower of Babel. We develop a timeline to look at the history of these myths - their rise and fall.
Timeline per archaeologists
4300 BC The Flood
4200 BC The Tower of Babel
3000 BC Akkadian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Babylonian creation myths appear
2100 BC Gilgamesh (oldest known written literature)
1450-1400 BC Genesis is written by Moses
400 BC Alternative creation myths are abandoned
200 BC Dead Sea Scrolls contain some of Genesis in Hebrew
3 AD Two manuscripts combined contain all of Genesis in Greek
5 AD Complete manuscript of Genesis in Greek
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