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Re^3: Do you have a middle name?

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Dec 03, 2009 at 08:14 UTC ( #810773=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Do you have a middle name?
in thread Do you have a middle name?

I think it can lead to actual loops, because Gilgamesh has traveled back in time and became his own grandfather at least they say he's two thirds part god and one third part mortal, and I can't think of an easier way how that's possible.


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Re^4: Do you have a middle name?
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 03, 2009 at 14:44 UTC
    It's possible only as a myth, that was a time when the earliest ever of civilizations formed in Northern Iraq, which wasn't Arabic yet. Gilgamesh was Sumerian, and he lived in 2700 BCE.

    Arabic seems to have come around from Aramaic and has a semitic origin, it appeared much later than the time of Gilgamesh and it appeared in Jordan AFAIK...So there's a mix-up in your statement but many myths were attributed to Arabs when they were rather of other origins because that part of earth was like a cocktail of many different interleaving cultures and influences along the passage of history...

Re^4: Do you have a middle name? (temporal incest)
by LanX (Canon) on Dec 03, 2009 at 21:06 UTC
    at least they say he's two thirds part god and one third part mortal, and I can't think of an easier way how that's possible.

    it's unlikely but possible, since chromosomes can be trippled!

    I think it can lead to actual loops, because Gilgamesh has traveled back in time and became his own grandfather

    Mathematician inside joke? ;-)

    x= 1/4 x + 1/4 a + 1/4 b + 1/4 c

    3x= a+b+c

    So "grandpa" Gilgamesh's wife (a) was mortal and his son (or daughter) in law was the divine offspring of 2 gods (b & c),,,

    Nice!

    I always wondered how to construct a sci-fi character who is 1/pi Klingon, clearly TI (= temporal incest) is the answer opening the occasion for plenty of new seasons of soa-fi (= soap fiction)! XD

    Cheers Rolf

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