Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 17:48:16 EST
In a message dated 12/10/02 12:57:27 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Some time ago, I posted a couple of notes about an article in GSA Today that
> called into question the Black Sea flood idea, popularized
> by Ryan and Pitman. The latest GSA Today has a note in which the authors
> cite additional papers, of which they were unaware at the
> time of writing, which support their gradual flooding model for the Black
Thanks, an abrupt flood would fill the bill but a gradual flood might only
serve to induce mass migrations. It's a shame Ryan and Pitman's PBS
documentary on the issue is already obsolete.
Do you have any information on the suggestion that the story of the flood
comes from the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh?
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