The fomorians, whose name means 'dark of the sea,' were a race of Gaelic demons said to be the offspring of Noah's son, Ham. They are said to have the body of a man and the head of a goat, according to an 11th century text called The Book of the Dun Cow. Most sources list the Fomorians as one of the 4 races of Ireland who were defeated by the Tuatha De Danaan. The … [Read more...]
In the Book of Genesis, God sees that mankind is inherently wicked and sends a great flood to destroy them and start over. However, God saw that Noah was righteous and instructed him to build an ark to survive the deluge. Read articles about Noah below.
I was reading an article an article by Ronald Hendel, who relates the Genesis "Sons of God" passage to a fragment of Deuteronomy found at Qumran. In the Hebrew bible, Deuteronomy 32:8 reads "sons of Israel" but in one of the Dead Sea Scroll fragments, the passage reads "Sons of God," identical to the Genesis story (6:1-4) of the "Sons of God" ("bene ha 'elohim") who "cavorted … [Read more...]
Enoch elaborates on the Nephilim story in Genesis 6:1-4. The Nephilim (aka the Watchers) were angels in heaven who saw the women on Earth and lusted after them. At their leader, Semjaza's request, two hundred of them made a pact to descend from heaven, take the women as wives, and beget children. During this time, they also imparted knowledge to mankind, including: they … [Read more...]