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#1 -Scott-

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 06:53 PM

This seems to be the human source of this quote in the urantia book. Its interesting that the revelators change the word "gods" to a upper case G "Gods". They seem to want to emphasize that it was literally the Gods who blessed mankind and not some superhuman God.

The Cambridge Ancient History
THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY VOL 1---Published 1923 originally--1st volume--chapter 10--
Stephen H.Langdon

Sumerian legends locate the land of Paradise, where the gods first blessed
mankind with manners of civilized life, in Dilmun on the shore of the Persian Gulf.




77:4.8.The elaborate records left by the Sumerians describe the site of a remarkable settlement which was located on the Persian Gulf near the earlier city of Dilmun. The Egyptians called this city of ancient glory Dilmat, while the later Adamized Sumerians confused both the first and second Nodite cities with Dalamatia and called all three Dilmun. And already have archaeologists found these ancient Sumerian clay tablets which tell of this earthly paradise "where the Gods first blessed mankind with the example of civilized and cultured life." And these tablets, descriptive of Dilmun, the paradise of men and God, are now silently resting on the dusty shelves of many museums.

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:16 PM

Great catch!!

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:29 PM

Great catch!!


I didn't make the connection, another reader pointed it out to me but thanks for the response haha.
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