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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

Page: 266

Canals of Ancient Babylonia, 22, 23.
Cappadocia, Cimmerians in, 472.
Captivity, the Hebrew, Chebar river (Kheber canal) at Nippur, 344.
Carchemish (kär´ke-mish), German railway bridge and Hittite wall at, 357(n[407].); Hittite city state of, 395; revolt of, 461; Nebuchadrezzar defeats Pharaoh Necho at, 489.
Caria (kär´i-ä), assists Lydia against Cimmerians, 484; mercenaries from in Egypt, 486.
Cat, sun god as, 329.
Caucasus, the, skull forms in, 8.
Cave dwellers, the Palestinian, 10.
Celtic goddesses, of Iberian origin, 105.
Celtic water demon myths, 28.
Celts, Achaeans and, 377.
Ceres (sē-rēz), 103.
Chaldae´ans, Babylonian priests called, 222, 497; in Hammurabi Age, 257; history of, 390; Aramaeans and, 390; Judah's relations with, 408; Merodach Baladan King of, 457 et seq.; revolt of against Esarhaddon, 471; revolt of against Ashur-bani-pal, 484; Nabo-polassar King of Babylon, 487.
Charms, the burial, 206; ornaments as, 211; the metrical and poetic development, 237-239 .
Chedor-laomer (ched´or-lä´o-mer), the Biblical, 247, 248.
Chellean (shel´le-an) flints, in Palestine, 10.
Cherubs, the four-faced, 344.
Child god, Tammuz and Osiris as the, 89, 90; Sargon of Akkad as, 91; Germanic Scyld or Sceaf as, 92, 93.
Children, stolen by hags and fairies, 68; in mother worship, 107, 108.
China, spitting customs in, 47; dragons of, 152; ancestor worship in, 295.
Chinese, language of and the Sumerian, 3.
Chronology, inflated dating and Berlin system, xxiv, xxv.
Cilicia, thunder god of, 261; Ate, goddess of, 267; Hittite Kingdom of, 395; Ionians in, 464; in anti-Assyrian league, 473; Ashur-bani-pal expels Cimmerians from, 484, 486.
Cimmerians, raids of in Asia Minor, 461, 464; Esarhaddon and, 472; Gyges of Lydia and, 483, 484, 486; Lydians break power of, 486.
Clans, Totemic names and symbols of, 293.
Clepsydra, a Babylonian invention, 323.
Clothing, magical significance of, 212; the reed mats and sheepskins in graves, 213; the bull skin, 213; the ephod and prophet's mantle, 213, 214.
Comana (kō-mä´na), Hittite city of, 395.
Constellations, the Zu bird, 74; why animal forms were adopted, 289; the "Great Bear" in various mythologies, 295, 296, 309; the Pleiades, 296, 297; Pisces as "fish of Ea", 296; the "sevenfold one", 298, 300; Merodach's forms, 299; Castor and Pollux myths in Australia, Africa, and Greece, 300; Tammuz and Orion, 301; months controlled by, 305; signs of Zodiac, 305; Babylonian and modern signs, 308; the central, northern, and southern, 309; "Fish of the Canal" and "the Horse", 309; the "Milky Way", 309; identified before planets, 318; Biblical and literary references to, 324, 325; the "Arrow", "Eagle", "Vulture", "Swan", and "Lyra", 336, 337.
Copper, Age of in Palestine, 11; first use of, 12; in Northern Mesopotamia, 25; Gudea of Lagash takes from Elam, 130.
Corn child god, Tammuz and Osiris as, 89, 90; Sargon as, 91; the Germanic Scyld or Scef, 92, 93, 94; Frey and Heimdal as, 94.
Corn Deities, as river and fish gods and goddesses, 29, 32, 33.
Corn god, moon god as, 52; Mithra as, 55; the thunder god as, 57, 340; Tammuz and Osiris as, 81 et seq.; Khonsu as, 90; Frey and Agni as, 94; fed with sacrificed children, 171.
Corn goddess, Isis as, 90; fish goddess as, 117.
Cow goddesses, Isis, Nepthys, and Hathor as, 99, 329.
Creation, local character of Babylonian conception, xxix; of mankind at Eridu, 38; legend of, 134, 138 et seq.; night as parent of day, 330.
Creative tears, 45 et seq.
Creator gods, Ea and Ptah as, 30; eagle god as, 169.
Creatress, the goddess Mama as, 57; Aruru as, 100, 148; forms of, 437.
Cremation, traces of in Gezer caves, 11; the ceremony of, 49; not Persian or Sumerian, 50; in European Bronze Age, 316; Saul burned, 350; Sardanapalus legend, 350.
Crete, chronology of, xxv, 114; no temples, xxxi; women's high social status in, 16; Dagon's connection with, 33; prehistoric pottery in, 263; Hyksos trade with, 273; Achaeans invade, 376, 377; Philistine raiders from, 379; dove and snake sacred in, 430; dove goddess not Babylonian, 433, 434.

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