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    Early Mythopoeic Thought

    3000 - 500 BC

    • 3000 BC: Pharaoh is worshiped by the Egyptians
      • Innin and Tammuz are the chief Sumerian deities
    • 2500 BC: The beginnings of the Isis and Osiris cults in Egypt
      • The Snake and the Bull are chief religious symbols in Minoan Crete
      • Ishtar worship prominent in Mesopotamia
    • 2000 BC: Stonehenge is built in England.
      • Marduk is worshiped as the chief god of Babylon
      • The "Book of the Dead" is collected during the 18th dynasty of Egypt
    • 1385: Akhenaton attempts to establish monotheism in Egypt with the worship of Anton, the sun disc.
    • 1250 BC: Moses receives the 10 Commandments on Mount Sinai
    • 1200-1000 BC: The Age of the Judges in Israel
    • 1000 BC: Development of the traditional Greek pantheon.
    • 850-800 BC: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
    • 800 BC: Hesiod's Theogony
    • d. 701 BC: The Prophet Isaiah
    • 630-553 BC: Zarathustra (Zoroaster), founder of Zoroastrianism in Persia
    • d. 585 BC: The Prophet Jeremiah

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