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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria

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230;
ideograph the same for 'star' and, 234;
planets identified with, 235;
Nabu and Merodach, 228;
Dibbarra, 229;
Damku and Sharru-Ilu, 229;
many Babylonian, evolved from demons, 268;
gazelle- and goat-, 292-294;
Hellenic departmental, 315;
departmental characteristics of the, of Babylonia and Assyria, 315, 316;
general equivalent, 'el,' used by Canaanites and Hebrews, 325, 326;
of light—Uru, 325;
of the Phœnicians, 327-329;
Resheph, a Canaanite, 326, 328;
Melkarth of Tyre, 327;
Ashtart, 326, 327, 330;
Eshmun, god of vital force, 328;
Moloch, 328;
Carthaginian Moloch, 330;
Patechus, a monster, 330;
Illat, 330;
Sakon, 330;
Tsaphon, 330;
of Babylon more dignified than those of the Greeks or Norsemen, 338;
the Twilight of the, 377-380
GODDESS-ES. Ishtar, 28, 94, 101, 106, 107, 111, 123-144, 158, 165-168, 176, 211-214, 326;
'Ishtar' a generic designation for, 124;
Nanâ and Anunit, 124;
Samkhat — of joy, 131;
Cybele, the mother-, 132;
Bau, 'mother of Lagash,' 144, 145;
Ga-tum-dug, allied form of Bau, 14;
Azalu, 149-151;
Sabitu, a sea-, 172;
Ealur, amalgamated with Zarpanitum, 186;
Innana or Ninni, 187;
Dawkina, 197;
worship of great mother, 318, 319;
Tanith, 328;
Ashtart, 326, 327, 328;
Isis (Astarte), 328;
Tanit, the moon, 330;
Rabbat Umma, 330;
Tanit, 330
GRAIN-GOD. Nebo as, 186
GREECE. Cult of Ishtar in, 124
GREEKS. Babylonia ruled over by, 378
GROTEFEND, GEORG. Cuneiform writing and, 62-64
GU-BARR'A. Prayer and god, 68
GU-DE'A. A vassal of the throne of Dungi, 19;
high-priest of Lagash, 19;
his building and architectural ability, 19, 247;
diorite statues of, found by de Sarzec, 47;
Bau alluded to in ancient inscriptions of, 144;
worship of Innana by, 187;
Nin-girsu favourite of, 251;
hepatoscopy and, 283;
de Sarzec and, 355
GU'LA. Consort of Ninib, 216
GY'GES. King of Lydia;
Assur-bani-pal and, 302, 303;
George Smith's discoveries re, 352


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HABB'AC-UC. A prophet; sent to feed Daniel, 100
HA'DAD or ADAD. Ramman or Rimmon identified with, 187-191;
resemblances between Dáda, Dido, David and, 189-191;
the supreme Baal, 189;
a Canaanitish god, 325
HA'DAD-NA'DIN-AKHI. Placed on throne of Babylon by Assur-nazir-pal, 23;
kills the Assyrian monarch, Bel-kudur-uzur, 23
HAD-ASS'AH. Variant of Esther, 143
HA'DES. Descent of Ishtar into, 125, 126, 128-131;
Eresh-ki-gal (Allatu), mistress of, 129
HAL'LA-BI. Innana's temple at, 187
HAM'AN. The Book of Esther and, 141;
accepted identity with Humman or Homman, 142
HAMMURABI. Dynasty, 325
HAN'NI-BAL. Carthaginian hero, 330, 332;
Baal's name in, 330
HA-O'MA. Deposited on the celestial mountain, 335
HAR-AN'. Abram's youngest brother, 52
HAR' RAN. A centre of lunar adoration, 250, 283
HAS'DRU-BAL. Carthaginian hero; Baal's name in, 330
HAUG, DR. Translator of the Gāthās, 333
HAYNES. Excavations of, at Nippur, 360-366
HAYNES, MR J.H. Sent in 1889 to excavate at Nippur, 47
HEAVEN. The Igigi the spirits of, 90
HEBREW-S.
1. Symbol; the serpent the, for mischief, 285;
2. Religion; Babylonian influence upon, 321, 322
HE-PAT-OS'CO-PY. Ritual and practice of, 282-288
HER'AC-LES. Melkarth equated with, 328
HER'CU-LES. Reference to, 87
HER-O'DOT-US. Statements of, re Semiramis, 28;
account of, re temple of Bel, 101, 103;
marriage customs in Babylonia described by, 312;
reference to, 367, 374
HEZ-EK-I AH. King of Judah, 30, 37;
Sennacherib's campaign against, 30;
praise of, sung by Byron in his Hebrew Melodies, 30
HI-ER-A'POL-IS. Memorials of Semiramis preserved at, 27
HILPRECHT, PROFESSOR. An expert Assyriologist, 345, 357, 360-363
HINKS, REV. EDWARD. Language found at Persepolis deciphered by, 65
HO'RUS. The Egyptian god of light; Tiawath reminds of, 75
'HOUSE OF NO RETURN.' Equivalent, Hades, 126
HUITZILOPOCHTLI (pron. Hweet-zil-o-potch-tlee). Reference to, 144
HUR-AK-ÂN. The storm-god alluded to in the Popol Vuh, 97
HYMN-S. To Adar, 68;
to Nebo, 69;
to Nusku, 69;
'magical,' emanated from Eridu, 68;
Akkadian, in which Tammuz is addressed, 126;
of Khammurabi, 219;
to Ramman, 220


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I-AM'BLI-CHUS. Author of a Babylonica, 56
IDOLATRY. Legend re origin of, 232;
Laban's images, 266-268
IG'I-GI, THE. Spirits of heaven, 90
IK-SU'DA (Grasper). Attendant hound of Merodach, 202
IL-A-BRAT. Minister of Anu, 117
ILL'AT. Carthaginian deity, 330
IL-TE'HU (Holder). Attendant hound of Merodach, 202
IMAGE-S. Stars and, 233
IM-GÛR-BEL. City of, 354
'INCANTATION OF ERIDU.' The ceremony of the, 270
INDIA-NS. Semiramis makes war on Strabrobates, King of, 26, 27;
followers of Zarathustra fled to; descendants, the Parsis of, 334;
Araucanian, of Chile, 336
IN'ESH. The pilot of Eridu, 115
IN'MAR-MA'ON. City of, 108
INSCRIPTION-S. Of Shalmaneser I, 351;
of Tukulti-ninip, 351
IR'KAL-LA. The abode of;
the house of darkness, 128, 169
IR'NI-NA. A form of Ishtar, 165
IS-AI'AH. Jerusalem described by, 191;
reference to Sargon's expedition against Ashdod mentioned by, 350
ISH'NU, Ura's counsellor, 269
ISH'TAR. Goddess;
fame of Semiramis mingled with that of the, 28;
goddess of Nineveh, 94, 212;
court of Zamama and, 101;
witnesses plunder of Erech by Dibarra, 106, 107;
both male and female, 111;
significance, 123-144;
generic designation for goddess, 124;
equivalents, Ashteroth or Astarte, 124, 327;
cult of Aphrodite began in that of, 124;
Esther and, 124, 140-144;
identified with Venus, 124, 235;
identified with Nin-lil, 124;
the consort of Asshur, 125;
descent into Hades of, 125-126;
war-goddess, 127, 213, 214;
consort of Tammuz, 127;
consort of Merodach and Assur, 127;
identified with Dawkina, 137;
a goddess of vegetation, 137, 138;
slays Eabani, 158;
Ir-nina a form of, 165;
love of, for Gilgamesh, 167, 168;
Anu father of, 168;
Anatu mother of, 168;
Lady of 'the Gods,' 176;
Assyrians and, 211-214;
Assur-nazir-pal and, 214;
confusion between Belit and, 228;
Aphrodite and, connected, 235;
sixth month sacred to, 236;
temple of E-anna dedicated to, 250;
magic and, 258;
variant, Ashtart, 326, 327, 330;
great gate of, discovered by Dr Koldewey, 372
ISH'UM. Attendant of Dibarra, 106-108
I'SIS. Osiris and, 133;
journey to, as Astarte, 328
ISRAELITES. Worship of Dodo, or Dod, by the side of Yahveh, by the, 190
I'YAR. The second month, sacred to Ea, 236
IZ-DU'BAR or GISDHUBAR. Provisional name of Gilgamesh, 156


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JA'COB. Laban and, 267
JE-HO'IA-KIM. King of Jerusalem; Nebuchadrezzar puts to death, 37
JE'HU. Son of Omri (sic);

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