(2705 BCE to 1755 BCE)
The patriarch in the Hebrew tradition who built the ark in which he, his family, and living creatures of every kind survived the Flood.
Also known as Utnapishtim, Atrahasis, Xisuthros, Ziusudra
Commonly given the epithet "the far distant", cf. Har.
son of Lamech
father of Shem, Japheth, Ham
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this entry was last changed Jun 13, 2008