Antediluvian generations in Babylonian and Biblical traditions

BABYLONIAN TRADITIONSBIBLICAL TRADITIONS
GenerationAntediluvian
Cities
Antediluvian
Counsellors
"Culture Heroes"
Antediluvian
Kings
Sethite Genealogy
(Ancestors of mankind)
(Genesis 5)
Cainite Genealogy
("Culture Heroes")
(Genesis 4)
1EriduUanna-Adapa
(or Oannes)
Alulim
"Stag"
Enosh
"Man"
Adam
"Man"
2"U'andugaAlalgar
"Drumstick"(?)
KenanCain and Abel
(Farmer and Shepherd)
3Patibira
"Canal"
or Badtibira
"Fortress of
the Smiths"
En-medugaEn-menluanna MahalalelEnoch
(city-builder)
4"En-megalamma En-megalannaJaredIrad
5"An-enlildaDumuzi the ShepherdEnochMehujael
6SipparUtu-abzu En-mendurankiMethuselahMethushael
7LarakEn-mebuluga En-sipaziannaLamechLamech
8ShuruppakUbar-tutu
or Ziusudra
NoahJabal,Jubal,Tubal-cain
(pastoral nomad, musician, smith)

"THE FLOOD"

(Table from Hallo and Simpson, The Ancient Near East: A History, figure 6, p. 32)

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