A couple of ants retreating from their flooding acorn home.

Acorn Home

A couple of ants retreating from their flooding acorn home.

An illustration of weird, little people running across a bridge that is being partially submerged by a large body of water.

People on a Bridge

An illustration of weird, little people running across a bridge that is being partially submerged by…

"Contains the narrative of the flood as pieced together and published by George Smith in 1872. There are sixteen fragments in the restoration."—Webster, 1913

The Deluge Tablet

"Contains the narrative of the flood as pieced together and published by George Smith in 1872. There…

A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.

Flood

A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.

A drawing of the Mississippi River with high water.

Mississippi River, High water

A drawing of the Mississippi River with high water.

Block diagram showing the flood-plain of a river, with ox-bows and marginal streams and in section, the flood-plain deposits and natural levees.

Flood Plain of a River

Block diagram showing the flood-plain of a river, with ox-bows and marginal streams and in section,…

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth is a mythological story of a great flood sent by a deity or deities to destroy civilization as an act of divine retribution.

Assyrian Table with Deluge Legend

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth…