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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria

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TEXTS, MAGICAL. Dawkina alluded to in, 197;
Anu mentioned in, 197, 198;
a series known as 'Maklu,' 261, 262
TEZ-CAT-LI-PO'CA. Reference to, 222
THAL-ATH. Chaldaic equivalent for Omorca, 114
THEIAS, KING. Reference to, 132
T'hom or 'DEEP.' Tiawath a parallel to the Old Testament expression, 72
THOMES. French exploration expedition and, 347
THOTH. Reference to, 185, 222, 224, 228
THUNDER-BIRD. North-American Indian conception, 193
THUNDER-GOD. Hadada, 188, 189
TI'A-MAT. Variant of Tiawath, 71
TI'AWATH. Variant, Tiamat, 71;
a parallel to Old Testament expression T'hom (or 'deep'), 72, 73;
her ill-will toward the gods of heaven, 76-78;
her death by Merodach, 78, 199;
the 'fish' of Jonah and, 87;
chaos, 193;
slaughter of, enacted, 201;
the host of, 232;
not the only Babylonian monster, 289
TIG'LATH-PIL-E'SER I. Alternative, Tukulit-pal-E-saria, King of Assyria, 23;
god Bel (En-lil) and, 95;
Ishtar and, 212;
Ninib and, 214, 216;
Shamash and, 222;
Merodach and, 227;
Rawlinson discovers annals of, 346
TIG'LATH-PIL-E'SER II. Tales of, 299-301
TIG'LATH-PIL-E'SER III. Second Assyrian Empire commenced with, 29;
conquers Babylon and is invested with the sovereignty of 'Asia,' 36
TIGRIS. The river, 206, 342
TOL'TECS. Reference to Aztecs, and, 226, 227
TONGUES. Babylonian towers and legend of confusion of, 47;
legend of confusion of, found in Central America, 48;
among African tribes some such myth found, 49;
certain Australian and Mongolian peoples possess a similar tradition, 49
TOOTHACHE MYTH, A, 262
TOTEMISM. Signs of, in Babylonian religion, 92
TOWER OF BABEL. Legend of confusion of tongues and, 47. See Babel
TREE-S. Adonis and myrrh-, 137;
Osiris and tamarisk-, 137;
Attis and pine-, 137, 138;
Tammuz and cedar, 138
TRIAD. See Trinity
TRIBAL DIVINITIES. The most outstanding, 94
TRINITY, A. Tiawath, Apsu, and Mummu, 74;
Bel, Ea, and Anu, 97, 111, 191, 196-198;
En-lil, Ea, and Anu, 121;
of earth, air, and sea, 197;
Ramman, Sin, and Shamash, 219;
Ea, Anu, and Enlil evolved from demons, 268
TSAI'DU. The hunter; Gilgamesh, Eabani, and, 163-166
TSA'PHON. Carthaginian deity, 330
TUK-UL'TI-IN-AR-IS'TI. Son of Shalmaneser I; takes Babylon
and slays its king, Bitilyasu, 22
TUK-UL'TI-NIN'IP. Son of Shalmaneser I; inscriptions of, 351

TYRE. Sidon and, in touch with Assyria, 327


U

U-BA'RA-TU-TU. Shurippak son of, 173
UB'SHU-KEN'NA (or Upshukkina-ku). The 'brilliant chamber' where the sun takes his rise, 252, 253
UK'HUT. Eabani and, 129, 163;
one of the sacred women of the temple of Ishtar, 163
UKK'U-MU (Seizer). Attendant hound of Merodach, 202
UNDERWORLD, THE, 125, 128-132, 136;
Eabani descends into, 160;
description of, in VIIth of Gilgamesh tablets, 169
UR. City from whence Abram came, a near neighbour of Eridu, colonized by Nippur, 15;
fall of the dynasty, 20;
Nannar, the moon-god, of, 145-149;
the moon-city, 249, 251
U'ra. The legend of, 268-270
UR-A-GAL, 175
UR'BAU. Bau alluded to in inscriptions of, 144;
Zikkurat built by, at Nippur, 248
UR'GA. A town in Mesopotamia; equivalents, Caramit and Diarbekr, 52
UR-GUR. King of Assyria, 359, 366
UR-NIN'IB. Reference to pavement of, 366
U'RU. Canaanitish god of light; name found in Uru-Salim, 325
URU-AZ-AG'GA. Bau's temple at, 145
UR'UK. Place, 84
URU-KAG-I'NA. Bau alluded to in inscriptions of, 144
UT-NAP-ISH'TIM. Variant of Noah, 116, 160;
hero of Babylonian deluge myth, figures in Gilgamesh epic, 155, 158, 160;
Gilgamesh's ancestor, 170-173;
Gilgamesh seeks secret of perpetual life from, 173-178;
the deluge myth and, 173-178
UT-UKKU. Ghost of Eabani designated, 181;
an evil spirit, 276
UZ. God; worshipped under form of a goat, 93, 292
UZZ'I-EL, JONATHAN, BEN. The targum of, 267


V

VAMPIRES. Babylonian, 264-266
VAN. Lake, 331
VASH'TI. Reference to, 142;
Frazer on, 143
VED'IC GODS. Reference to, 77
VEGETATION. En-lil (Bel), a god of, 96;
Ishtar, 'great mother' of, 123, 137, 138, 168;
seven gates of Aralu and the decay of, 137;
Tammuz, a god of, 137, 138, 140;
Adonis and Aphrodite connected with, 139;
Ceres, a corn-mother, 139;
Proserpine, same nature, 139;
Osiris introduced corn into Egypt, 139;
Mordecai as god of, 144;
Humman an Elamite god of, 144
VE'NUS. Star;
Abram and, 55;
temple of, 58;
Ishtar and, 124, 235
VIR'GO, SIGN OF. Ishtar and the, 182


W

WAR. Ishtar, goddess of, 127, 213, 214;
-god, Ninib a, 214;
-god, Ramman a, 221
WAR-KÂ. Work of Loftus at, 346, 347
WATER. Purification by, 270
WATERS OF DEATH. Gilgamesh crosses, 158, 159
WESTERGAARD. Median language and, 65
WIND, SOUTH. Adapa and the, story of, 116-121;
variant, Shutu, 117
WINDOWS. None in Nebuchadrezzar's palace at Babylon, 369
WITCH. Known as Kassaptu,

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