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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › DumuzidDumuzid - Wikipedia

    Dumuzid or Tammuz (Sumerian: 𒌉𒍣, romanized: Dumuzid; Akkadian: Duʾūzu, Dûzu; Hebrew: תַּמּוּז, romanized: Tammûz), known to the Sumerians as Dumuzid the Shepherd (Sumerian: 𒌉𒍣𒉺𒇻, romanized: Dumuzid sipad), is an ancient Mesopotamian god associated with shepherds, who was also the first and primary consort of the goddess Inanna (later known as Ishtar).

  2. Dumuzid, later known by the corrupted form Tammuz, is the ancient Mesopotamian god of shepherds and the primary consort of the goddess Inanna. His sister is the goddess Geshtinanna . [130] [131] In addition to being the god of shepherds, Dumuzid was also an agricultural deity associated with the growth of plants.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › InannaInanna - Wikipedia

    Inanna is an ancient Mesopotamian goddess of love, war, and fertility. She is also associated with beauty, sex, divine justice, and political power.She was originally worshiped in Sumer under the name "Inanna", and later by the Akkadians, Babylonians, and Assyrians under the name "Ishtar".

  4. Dumuzid the Fisherman "the fisherman whose city was Kuara." "He was taken captive by the single hand of Enmebaragesi" 100 years: Jemdet Nasr period: Historicity doubted, thought to be an addition by the Ur III period. Gilgamesh "whose father was a phantom (?), the lord of Kulaba" 126 years: EDI: contemporary with Aga of Kish, according to ...

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › ZiusudraZiusudra - Wikipedia

    Ziusudra (Old Babylonian: 𒍣𒌓𒋤𒁺 zi-ud-su₃-ra₂, Neo-Assyrian: 𒍣𒋤𒁕 zi-sud-da, Greek: Ξίσουθρος, translit. Xísouthros) of Shuruppak (c. 2900 BC) is listed in the WB-62 Sumerian King List recension as the last king of Sumer prior to the Great Flood.

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › HellHell - Wikipedia

    Punishment in hell typically corresponds to sins committed during life. Sometimes these distinctions are specific, with damned souls suffering for each sin committed (see for example Plato's myth of Er or Dante's The Divine Comedy), but sometimes they are general, with condemned sinners relegated to one or more chamber of hell or to a level of suffering.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › LugalbandaLugalbanda - Wikipedia

    Lugalbanda was a deified Sumerian king of Uruk who, according to various sources of Mesopotamian literature, was the father of Gilgamesh.Early sources mention his consort Ninsun and his heroic deeds in an expedition to Aratta by King Enmerkar.

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