Posted by Raman from internet.walgreens.com (126.96.36.199) on Monday, April 08, 2002 at 1:07PM :
In Reply to: Re: your winged bull is missing a leg posted by EYYA from spider-wm054.proxy.aol.com (188.8.131.52) on Sunday, April 07, 2002 at 11:52PM :
The thing is, Assyrians used the term "four corners of the world". This at least suggests that they didn't know about continents but rather thought the earth was flat with mainly one continguous mass of land, with relatively much smaller islands, like Cyprus, which they were aware of.
: actually the assyrians did know about the continents, and there civilization was
: good enough to detect many parts of the world. if the sumarians where about 2000 years before them. they already studies the planets and evenknew of the 12 planet which just has ben discovered 3 years ago by nasa
: fred. i was wrong about one thing
: all the lamaso's that are attached to walls
: have 5 legs. but lamaso's that stand alone have only 4 and that is a resublance of
: movment and stability.
: so you where right about putting 4 legs on the stand alone statue
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