CHAPTER 3 IN THE BEGINNING: HESIOD`S THEOGONY MAIN
... 10. The Sumerian ziggurat, the Tower of Babel from the Hebrew Bible, Jacob’s dream
ladder from the same book, and perhaps even the numinous mountains of Greece like
Parnassus offered a place where (at least some) humans could rise to meet the gods as
they descended to visit the earth.
11. Mesopotami ...
... Tartarus is the lowest region of the world. According to the Greek
poet Hesiod, a bronze anvil falling from heaven would take nine days
and nights to reach earth, and an object would take the same
amount of time to fall from earth into Tartarus. Tartarus is described
as a dank, gloomy pit, surroun ...
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