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Claims There are no sources that claim Moses and Sargon of Akkad are the same person, but many sources do claim that the stories are similar enough to suggest one borrowing from the other. The most notable being that the information we have about Sargon places him in a basket sent down a river, just as Exodus does with Moses. Similarities between the ...


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Sargon There is a pattern in ancient legends of heroes left in a basket in a river, then brought up in a royal family. Around 2500 BC, King Sargon is said to have been placed in a reed basket caulked with pitch and hidden in the river. Sargon was a real, historical person, even if the story of being placed in a reed basket is a myth, and he went on to ...



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