posted on Jul, 1 2012 @ 10:28 PM
Originally posted by rocket9244
"Anunnaki" literally means "those who came from heaven to
earth". In the Old Testament these "heavenly" visitors are
Anunnaki means Sons (or children, offspring, you get the idea) of Anu on Earth.
Anu was the sky god (also the most high - go figure - LOL)
In Sumer, they were the Anunna - the Sons of Anu.
(You should see from this that the suffix "ki" meant Earth. Actually, it meant the part of Earth where they lived - Mesopotamia, IOW.)
The chronically astonished fringe proponents took the "sky god" part of this and the "Earth (Mesopotamia)" part of this and turned it into an (almost)
haiku about ancient aliens.
Re the Anakim, they were the descendants of Anak, and were not from space.
The name "Anak" and the term "Anakim" are not etymologically related to either Anunna or Anunnaki.
The two admittedly similar terms come from two entirely different language groups. Hebrew is a Semitic language, while Sumerian is a language
Originally posted by VeritasAequitas
[The Pyramids are thousands of years old...Name one building made of steel that's lasted anywhere near as long. Take cars for example, cars made in
the 60's and 70's are rusting and falling apart.
Well, the pyramids were built before steel was invented, so you'll need to give us a couple of years.
How about some steel that's almost 4,000 years old?
Two pieces of metal unearthed at colonial ruins in Turkey have been deemed the world's oldest examples of a crude type of steel, dating back to 1800
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