The Sumerian Epic (Part 7) ~ The Great Flood

At last, the Sumerian Epic returns with Part 7: The Great Flood! Here we explore the evidence for a global catastrophe nearly 13,000 years ago, what caused it, and how it completely changed life on earth and set us on the path that we are on today!

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