As i read a scattered sources on "Sybil" and the wives of Ham, Shem & Japhet, the connection that i see is definitely 'male' makeover, becuz obviously the feminine presence had their importance within the flood epic. However, i wouldnt say it was "discarded" for the Adam & Eve story becuz the myths happened @ 2 different time frames, if to be taken literal (which they undeniably are minus the hocus-pocus). Nevertheless, i see what your saying; point taken. Peace & Love
P.s- The MAIN reason(s) the stories were penned were not to be male-chauvinistic, but were/are an AFTER effect. This is my stand-point.
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