From the Flood to Babel. Dr K. Southwood. Flood stories. The Gilgamesh Epic. Flood stories. T he Atrahasis epic. Flood Stories. Sumerian flood story A ccount of Berossus (late, but may illustrate mesopotamian flood story was known in antiquity?). Similarities.
Dr K. Southwood
At that time my lord Marduk told me in regard to Etemenanki, the ziggurat ofBabylon, which before my day was (already) very weak and badly buckled, to groundits bottom on the breast of the netherworld, to make its top vie with the heavens … Ihad them shape mud bricks without number and mould baked bricks like countlessraindrops. I had the river Arahtu bear asphalt and bitumen like a mighty flood.