>I found in the Library of Congress a list of receipts and documents
>that were retrieved (stolen) from the ancient cattle market of
>Drehem. Mostly boring stuff written in Sumerian except there was one
>receipt for "unblemished cattle for sacrifice." That would be the
>earliest recorded mention of animal sacrifice to biblical standards
>predating the Bible itself.
Wow, imagine that! The earliest recorded account of cattle sacrifice just
about the time that writing is invented. It is a shame that those
pre-literate peoples didn't write things down.
As to your question about what mountains one finds along the Turkish coast,
take a look at
http://www.wwbs.freeserve.co.uk/images/Snake.JPG This is 40 km from Adana
and as one goes east, the land just keeps getting higher and higher.
Dick, I am boring of this. You can have the last word.
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