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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria

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261;
-finding, 272-275;
-orgies in France, 293
WIZARDS. Priestly, 260-262;
known as Kassapu, 261
WORD OF POWER, THE. The magicians of Chaldea and, 263
WORSHIP. Of gods by gods, 77;
of gods under animal forms, 92, 93;
of Bel, 98-101;
of Shamash, 109;
of Aa, 110;
of Ishtar, 124;
of Dagon, 151;
of Merodach, 184, 185;
of Nebo, 184, 185;
of Hadad, in Syria, 188;
of the Sun-god in Canaan and Phœnicia, 190;
of Dodo or Dod, by the side of Yahveh, 190;
of Ramman, 219, 220;
of Aztecs and Toltecs, 226, 227;
of stars, Babylonian, 231-238;
lunar, 236;
moon-, 249;
Semitic, and lamentations, 253;
of the gazelle and goat, 292-294;
of great earth-mother, 318, 319;
of ancestors; Canaanites, 326;
of Moloch, 328;
Carthaginian, 329-332;
Zoroastrian, 332-336;
of fire, 335, etc.
WRITING, CUNEIFORM. Restoration of, 60-67;
Josaphat Barbara and, 61;
Pietro della Valle and, 61;
Sir John Chardin and, 61;
Niebuhr and, 61;
Tychsen and, 61;
Münter and, 61;
Georg Grotefend, and, 62;
Professor Lassen and, 63;
Burnouf and, 63;
Major Henry Rawlinson and, 64-66;
Westergaard and, 65;
Morris and, 65;
Löwenstern and, 65;
Hinks and, 65;
Longpérier and, 66;
origin of, 66, 67;
on obelisk of Shalmaneser II, 343
WRITING-S. Religions, of Babylonia, 67;
of Oannes, 113-116;
Nebo credited, like Ea, with the invention of, 185;
Tashmit patron of, 185;
stars, the, of heaven, 231;
Zarathustrian sacred, 334


X

XER'XES, KING. Reference to, 141;
Esther, the crown-name of Jewish wife of, 143


Y

YAH'WEH. The Hebrew name of God, 49;
worship of, by the side of Dodo, by the Israelites, 190
YAR'AN. Sargon and, 210, 211
YEAR, NEW. See New


Z

ZAB. The river, 207
ZAG-MU'KU (Zak-muk). Festival of Sacæa or, 141;
goddess Bau and, 251
ZAK-MUK. See Zag-muku.
ZA'MAMA. Court of Ishtar and, 101
ZA-RA-THUS'TRA. See Zoroaster
ZAR-PA-NI'TUM. Goddess, wife of Merodach, 186, 202;
Ealur amalgamated with, 186
ZECH-A-RI'AH. Allusion of, to Hadad-Rimmon, 189
ZED-EK-I'AH. King of Jerusalem; Nebuchadrezzar and, 37
ZEUS. Reference to, 132, 315
ZIG-A-RUN. Variant of Apsu, 72
ZIK-KU-RAT-S. Staged towers;
described, 242, 246;
of Assur-bani-pal, 365
ZI'RAT-BA'NIT. The seat of, 306
ZIS-U'THROS, KING. Berossus substitutes, for Ut-Napishtim, 177, 178
ZO'DIAC. Signs of the, in the Babylonian astrological system, 183, 231, 232;
the goat, one of the signs of the, 292
ZOG-A'NES. The, of the Sacæa, 142
ZOR-O-AS'TER. The religion of, 332;
earliest form of name Zarathustra, 333;
a Mede, 333;
good and evil principles of religion of, 334
ZU. The storm-god;
retained a bird-like form, 93, 193-195;
legend of, 193-195
ZU-BIRD. The bird roc, in Arabian Nights, a possible descendant of, 193


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