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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria

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94, 223, 224;
Ruled at Ur, 94;
Shamash son of, 109;
Ishtar daughter of, 128;
Gilgamesh delivered by, 170;
Gilgamesh resorts to, 180;
eclipses and god, 256;
a Canaanitish god, 325
SIN-A-IT'IC PENINSULA. Semitic religion in, 331
SI-NO'NIS. Romance of Garmus and, 56-60
SIN-SAR-IS'KIN. Last King of Assyria, 36;
the Sarakos of the Greeks, 36
SIN-SHAR-ISH'KUN. The last representative of the Assyrian dynasty, 364
SIP'PAR. Shamash worshipped at, 109;
Aa worshipped at, 110;
Abu-Habbah, the ancient site of, 177;
Berossus substitutes, for Shurippak, 178;
Khammurabi's improvements at, 187;
Shamash's temple at, 249
SIP'PA-RA. Temple of sun-god, Mr Rassam discovers, 47, 292
SIS-U'THRUS. The Flood Myth and, 45
SI'WAN. Month sacred to Sin, 236
SMITH, GEORGE. Reference to archæological labours, 46, 155, 347-354;
discovery of, re Bel, 101;
discovery of, re Tiglath-pileser II, 299;
Babylonian and Assyrian poetry and, 322
SMYR'NA. Mother of Adonis, reference to, 127
SOUL. Supposed to reside in the liver, 281
SPAIN. Mohammedanism in, 332
SPEAKING HEAD, THE. Laban and, 267
SPIRIT-S. Assyrian, 277, 278
SOKK-A'ROS. First king to reign in Babylonia after the deluge, 157;
Ælian the grandson of, 157
SOOTHSAYERS. Sennacherib and, 260
SOR-ACCH'US. Magistrate, who sends Sinonis to Babylon, 58
SORCERERS. Chaldean, and the magic circle, 275, 276
SRA-O'SHA. Soul carried by, to the beyond, 336, 337
STAR-S. Formed by Belus, 115;
Babylonian worship of, 231-238;
ideograph the same for 'god' and, 234;
the sun the shepherd of the, 236;
Anu the Pole, 236;
Bel the Pole (equator), 236;
Ea and star in constellation Argo, 236;
-gazers of Chaldea, 258
ST IL'YA. Tammuz compared with, 127
STONE. The Moabite, 190;
examined by Professors Socin and Smend, 190
STRA-BRO-BA'TES. King of India;
Semiramis makes war on, 26, 27
'SU-ME'RI-AN.' Modern equivalent for the old expression 'Akkadian,' 15
SUN. Merodach's ideograph is the, 202;
known as the 'Way of Anu,' 234;
the 'Bull of Light,' 290
SUN-GOD. See Gods.
SUPERSTITION-S. In Chaldea, 280, 281
SU'SA. Monument of Naram-Sin unearthed by de Morgan at, 17;
copy of Khammurabi's code found at, by J. de Morgan, 21
SUS'I-AN. Language; alternative, Median, 65
SUS'IN-AY. Idol of, 304
SYRIA. Palestine and, invaded by Sargon, 17;
worship of Hadad in, 188;
the Canaanites first dwellers in, 324
SYSTEM-S. Official, of religion in Babylonia and Assyria, 92;
of religion in Babylonia, 199;
religious, of ancient Mexico, Guatemala, and Yucatan;
reference to, 204;
Hellenic and Roman, 235;
religions—Judaism, Christianity, Mohammedanism, 313;
of religious races in Asia Minor, 324;
Zarathustra's moral, 334


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'TABLET HILL.' Haynes' discoveries at, 360;
the temple library in, 363;
King Nabonidos' (Nabonidus) vase found at, 364
TABLETS. Twelve, of the Gilgamesh epic, 155, 158, 159;
detailed examination of, 161-180;
of Destiny, 193-195;
cuneiform, dealing with magic, 261, 262;
Surpu and Maklu, series of, 262;
the deluge, discovered by Smith, 347, 351, 352;
discovered by Rassam, 354;
of Nabopolasser, Nebuchadrezzar, Nabonidus, Cyrus, Cambyses, and Darius, 358
TAB'OO. Prayers, etc., against, 262;
belief in, in Chaldea, 278;
known in Babylonia as mamit, 278
TAM'MUZ. One of the guardians of the gates of heaven, 118;
Ishtar's search for, 126;
myth of, 126-129;
name derived from Dumu-zi, 126;
Professor Sayce and, 126;
addressed as 'shepherd and lord' in Akkadian hymn, 126;
Ishtar, consort of, 127;
Adonis myth related to that of, 131;
Sir James Frazer's Golden Bough and, 134;
lamentations for, 135, 136, 140;
a god of vegetation, 137, 138;
Nin-Girsu (Shulgur) identified with, 144;
the bridegroom of Ishtar's youth, 167;
Dido and, 190;
Ninib and, 216
TAM'MUZ-A-DO'NIS. Worshipped in Carthage, 330
TAM'TU. Assyrian term signifying 'the deep sea,' 72
TA'NIT. Goddess of the heavens and the moon;
compared with Demeter, 330;
inscriptions to, 330;
identified with Dido, 331
TA'NITH. Goddess, honoured at Carthage, 328
TASH'MIT. Nebo's consort, 102, 185, 186;
patron of writing, 185
TAU'RUS, SIGN OF. Represented by the slaying of the celestial bull, Alu, 182
TELL AM'RAN. Mound of, 374
TEL-LÔ. Ernest de Sarzec's researches at, 355, 356
TEMPLE-S. Of Bel, 101-105, 227;
of Nebo and Tashmit, 102;
of Ea and Nusku, 102;
of Bel and Anu, 102;
of Belus, reference to, 103;
of Ea, 111;
of Belus, reference to, 114;
of Dagon, at Ashdod and Gaza, 151;
of Merodach, at Babylon, 185, 374;
of Asshur, 207;
of Sin, at Calah, 223;
priesthood, cult and, 239-241;
of Babylonia and Assyria, 242-251;
oldest, in Babylonia, was E-Kur, 248;
as banks, 250;
begun by Esar-haddon, 305;
Saggal, of Merodach, 305;
Sidda, 306;
of Ashtart or Ishtar, at Sidon and Askelon, 327;
to Apollo, 330;
Zoroastrian, 335;
of Nebo, 348;
of Babylon, 373-375
TE'RAH. Father of Abraham, 51, 52
TESTAMENT, OLD. Nergal mentioned in, 105;
Dagon in, 151, 152;
David of the, 190;
poetical form of, 322
TEUTONIC. Celtic religion and, compared, 316, 317
TEXTS, CUNEIFORM. See Cuneiform

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