Archibald SayceIn existographies, Archibald Sayce (1845-1933) was a British Assyriologist and religio-mythology scholar, noted for

In 1913, Sayce, in his The Religion of Ancient Egypt, argued for a parallelism of the "stellar theology" (see: astro-theology) of Babylon and Egypt, both countries absorbing popular star-worship into the official pantheon of their respective state religions by identification of gods with stars or planets. [1]

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“The cosmogony of the Jews, as recorded in Genesis, was mainly borrowed from the Babylonians. According to A. H. Sayce, the creation myth that it embodies arose at Eridu, a town on the Persian Gulf. Here, he says in the Hastings' Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, ‘the land was constantly growing through disposition of silt, and the belief consequently arose that the earth had originated in the same way. The water of the great deep accordingly came to be regarded as the primordial element out of which the universe was generated. The deep was identified with the Persian Gulf, which was conceived as encircling the earth’.”
Henry Mencken (1930), Treatise on the Gods (Ѻ)

1. Sayce, Archibald H. (1913). The Religion of Ancient Egypt (pg. 237f). Adamant Media Corporation.

External links
Archibald Sayce – Wikipedia.
Archibald Henry Sayce – WikiSource.

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