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[–]HibikiBlackCaudillo[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Due to the Sumerians passing on a lot of their knowledge to other cultures and a lot of that not being exposed nearly as much as they should I think this is a pretty interesting fact.

The Orion and Taurus constellations are much older than what we are let to believe, It's possible the Sumerians even explored space themselves. Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu end up fighting the bull of heaven in the epic in order to protect the people of Uruk from the wrath of the gods and manage to slay the creature.

[–]hennaojichan 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

It was from Taurus that the horrible meteor storm of 12,800 years ago came and melted much of the northern ice cap. Many, among them Graham Hancock, say it is coming around again later in this century.