E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Deluges (3 syl.).
The chief, besides that recorded in the Bible, are the following:The deluge of Fohi, the Chinese; the Satyavrata, of the Indians; the Xisuthrus, of the Assyrians; the Mexican deluge; and the Greek deluges of Deucalion and Ogygs.
The most celebrated painting of Noahs Flood is by Poussin, in Paris; and that by Raphael is in the Vatican (Rome).