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NOPE, your so wrong
Originally posted by DJW001
reply to post by sitchin
Sumerian culture new the earth was round 6 thousand years ago
No, they did not. They believed that the flat Earth floated in a primordial ocean called Abzu. It was covered by a by a dome made from the carcass of a primordial monster called Tiamat. Above this dome was more water, which is presumably where the rains come from. This schema then passed into Semitic mythology, which is why, for example, in the Old Testament the creator deities "separate the water above from the waters below." The Greeks are the first* to have demonstrated that the Earth is a sphere, and educated people were aware of the fact from that point on.
*The ancient Egyptians may have deduced the spherical nature of the Earth but did not leave any writing to that effect. Their formal cosmology, like the Sumerians and Semitic cultures to the north, also seemed to envision a flat, domed Earth.