lived the events of the Book of Enoch
did not die, but was taken by God’s hand
is called Idris in the Koran
taught humankind mathematics, writing, astronomy (perhaps this is why the character Enoch Root is named such in Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon cycle of books?)
May have been “translated to an angel” at the hand of God
While we were discussing this, OlMF made this very cool drawing. I said that if I ever have a band I will use this on the cover art. It’s appropriately Radiohead-ish but much more Byronic, Lovecraftian – it’s simple and it speaks to that same strange transcendentally recognizable thing that makes the evil video strangeness from “The Ring” so damn compelling.
Well done, and he did it in about 30 seconds: