The book of Giants narrative has noticeable ties to 1 Enoch, and specifically expands on the content found in 1 Enoch 6-16. It is associated with the “Book of Watchers”, In at least one of the manuscripts, these traditions were part of a larger corpus of Enochic writings. There is uncertainty regarding the full content, date, and origin of this set of narratives. There is also much of the narrative that would highlight significant themes within the Near Eastern culture. As the Manichean’s mainly developed in the Near East, the ideals they espoused also became significant for this text. Please watch the video for more information on the Book of Giants from mythology.
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