05_2 Origins of Mortals

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Chapter Five, Lecture Two Origin of Mortals The Five Races and Universal Flood
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The Five Races Not compatible with the Pandora stories Different source The descent into the wretched, modern age
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The Five Races Golden Age : Cronus ; lived like gods / died as passing into a dream / now guardian angels Silver Age : Dumber / live at home a hundred years / violence / killed for being irreverent / earth spirits Bronze Age : Bronze-equipped warriors from ash trees / killed each other off Heroic Age : Legendary heroes of Homer / better than before, temporary interruption of decline Iron Age : Current age / justice gradually will be completely abandoned
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The Five Races Hesiod’s world “blown apart” by the alphabet Later, the Age of Cronus was seen as a Golden Age because it fit chronologically with the Golden Race of the five races.
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The Universal Flood
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Universal Flood Mesopotamia Sumerians – 4000–2400 Akkadians – Semites – 2300 Bablyonians – Hammurabi 1750 “Terah was a man of Ur” (Genesis 6-) ( Genesis 7 ) ( Genesis 8 )
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