A Comparison of Creation Myths from Genesis and Greece
The utterance myths and legends nurture to be used interchangeably, but usually myths keep a godly resolve inasmuch-as legends are the stories of heroes. Figment myths keep commonalities, owing they are all traceing to interpret the similar things.
It is divorce-among-among of ethnical truth to prodigy environing the obscure and to tcareer answers. At the ground of closely every cultivation is a relation that interprets how the sphere, its creatures and its fellow-creatures came to be.
These myths may be dismissed by some recent thinkers, yet endure to keep stupendous wave as a create of relation. In the instance of Judaism and Greek mythology twain escape from the Eastern Mediterranean portion, so although there are lots of differences, these are fellow-creatures not so far removed from each other geographically and there would keep been some trading adds at lowest and so it is mitigated that each cluster would keep had some acquaintance of the stories of the other.
Myths are stories created by a cluster of fellow-creatures in classify to interpret some of the magnanimous questions in career such as ‘Where did man conclude from and from where did he effect acquaintance?’ They commence in verbal lays as fellow-creatures discussed such matters and it would keep been numerous generations antecedently they were committed to script in some arrange.
This goes some way to interpret why there may on occasions be divorceially opposed renderings present, as in Genesis 1 and 2 where there are two rendering of the figment. They are twain included owing at the duration when the government of Jewish scripture was finally agricultural in the coming years of the Christian era, rise in environing 90 C.E. twain stories had been in circulation for so numerous years and twain were felt to include something of esteem.
Although myths may keep inside chronology i.e. this happened primeval and then that, but there is no add following a while recent durations.
The body of Genesis differs on this top from the unconcealed government in that following the relation of the primeval career, Adam Eve and their sons, in Genesis 4 and 5 there is a roll of the generations betwixt Adam and Noah, considered by the Jews to be an unadorned shape and following the relation of Noah, in portion 9 there are raise rolls , divorce-amongly to interpret the origins of the multiform nations of the sphere , and in divorce-among-among to cater a add to the relation of Abram ( succeeding Abraham), considered to be the planter of the Jewish career.
So the stories in Genesis are past divorce-amongicular than the unconcealedised figment myths of the Greeks, which do not hint the founding of the Greek career.
There is no such independent collation of Greek myths, probably owing the obsolete Greek belief entirely disappeared coming in the primeval millennium C.E.
 What are the Deuterocanonical body s of the Bible? Available from http://www.bluffton.edu/~bergerd/deutero.html accessed 1st December 2008