Were the Gods of the Sumerian Kings List Real?
Our history books are continually being tested and challenged, but few discoveries have thrown a wrench into the officially accepted narrative of man’s origin like the DNA of Alfred Perry. Thanks to a chance submission of this one man’s blood to a genealogy laboratory, scientific theories of our species’ origin have been turned upside-down.
The story began in 2013, when a female relative of Alfred Perry, a South Carolina man, submitted a sample of his DNA to trace the family’s genetic roots. It turned out Perry’s DNA was not only rare, but it reset the entire timeline for human existence on this planet. Perry’s Y chromosome contained a signature unlike any other.
Y chromosomes represent the genetic factor that determines the male gender, and from Perry’s DNA, scientists were forced to admit that the common ancestor for his lineage was roaming the earth some 340,000 years ago. Previous to Perry’s DNA sample, scientists believed the origins of humankind traced to an original “Adam” somewhere around 140,000 years ago.
Perry’s DNA may support the theory that this planet has been home to earlier human civilizations that somehow became extinct—or nearly extinct—and that humanity may have been involved in a reboot, so to speak. This theory is supported by an ancient artifact known as The Sumerian Kings List—a written history of kingship in ancient Mesopotamia discovered in Sumerian cuneiforms.
The King’s List Is Rediscovered
The first fragment of this cuneiform tablet, dated around 4,000 years old, was discovered in the early 1900s by German-American scholar Hermann Hilprecht. Since Hilprecht first set eyes upon The Kings List, at least 18 other examples of documents have been found, and most seem to have been chiseled into stone between 2017-1794 B.C.
The land that was once called Sumer has been replaced by modern-day Iraq and was home to the people of southern Mesopotamia. It flourished between 4100-1750 BCE as a region of city-states, each with its own king.
The King’s List is a record of the history of kingship in Babylonia, from the beginning of human existence to the early centuries of the second millennium BCE
More importantly, all the rulers who allegedly held sovereignty over the whole of Babylonia are listed one after the other without interruption, except for one break—a time of political confusion and anarchy, during which it was unclear who the king was.
Some of the kings are said to have ruled for hundreds, or even thousands, of years. Many academics say they believe this segment of the King’s List is mostly mythological, but now we may have to question this appraisal.
The Human Species as a Slave Race
While mainstream archaeologists and historians generally agree that, even though our species began around 200,000 years ago, civilization is a more recent advent—beginning about 7,000 years ago. However, historian Anton Parks surmises that humanity was originally ruled by gods who may actually have been superior beings and placed humans in the role of laborers and slaves.
Humans were specially created to work, Parks says, and their overlords concealed from them a reality behind this world we’ve all accepted as the only plane of existence. People are still ruled by fear, according to Parks, and we are all somehow tied to an ancient oath of loyalty and subservience, forced upon us by beings known as the Anunnaki, who keep us all in physical and spiritual servitude.
The Anunnaki Live on as Blue Bloods
According to alternative theorists, such as Parks, the Anunnaki were deities of Sumerian lore who enslaved the human race for their own personal benefit. Parks says he believes the DNA of these gods of the old world has survived through the ages and that their descendants may still be engaged in manipulating humankind.
Linda Moulton Howe agrees and connects the gods of old to the blue bloods, or what today we might call royalty or the ruling elite. Howe’s conclusion is that this moniker comes from the copper-infused blood of a reptilian race (as opposed to the iron-infused blood of human beings that makes it red). The blue bloods, says Howe, can be traced to European royalty—right down to certain individuals who still wield power and seem to be above the law.
And now, the question is whether we, as the human race, can liberate ourselves from the chains of an ancient oath between godlike rulers and lowly human beings. Can our human race wake up to its original spiritual source, or will we continue to be enslaved and manipulated by these beings and their methodologies that exist beyond our awareness?
The Megalithic Baalbek Temple; An Ancient 'Landing Place?'
When one considers the mysteries of ancient megalithic ruins, famous sites such as Stonehenge, Palenque, and Göbekli Tepe come to mind, though less often are the temple grounds of Baalbek mentioned in the same breath. There, perched 3,000 feet atop a sacred hill in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, lay the ruins of one of the world’s most massive megalithic sites, containing some of the heaviest quarried stones of antiquity. Still, little is understood of its construction.
Baalbek is located in the northeast of Lebanon, about 60 miles outside of Beirut, making it a difficult place to travel these days. But during the time of Roman imperialism, it was known as Heliopolis, the “City of the Sun,” founded by Alexander the Great in 334 BC. Baalbek became the site of Roman temples dedicated to Jupiter, Bacchus, and Venus, based on a popular cult devoted to this famous triumvirate.
Though the foundational stones and the location in which they were quarried have been known for some time, the site’s biggest megalith was discovered just recently. Weighing in at a whopping 1,620 tons, it outweighs another mysteriously gargantuan monolith from the same quarry, known as the Pregnant Mother Stone, by 400 tons.