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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

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Hapi (hä´pi), Nile god, a bi-sexual deity, 161.
Haran, Abraham's migration from Ur to, 131, 245; Ashur and Sin worshipped at, 353; Nabonidus's temple to Sin at, 494.
Harper, Professor, 321.
Harvest deities, fish forms of, 29, 32; river and ocean gods as, 33; the pre-Hellenic, 84; the Egyptian, 85.
Harvest moon, the, crops ripened by, 52.
Hathor (hät´hor), the fish goddess and, 29; Ishtar and, 57, 99.
Hathor-Sekhet, the destroyer, 157, 197.
Hatshepsut (hat-shep´soot), Queen of Egypt, 16; Sumerian queen earlier than, 115.
Hatti (hät´ti), dominant tribe of Hittites, 246; of Armenoid race, 262; as Great Father worshippers, 260; Mitannians and, 269.
Hattusil I (hat-too´sil), King of Hittites, 283.
Hattusil II, Hittite king, Egyptian treaty, 366; influence of in Babylonia, 364, 368; marriage treaty with Amorite king, 418.
Hawes, Mr., on Cretan chronology, xxv; Cretan racial types, 8.
Hawk, demons enter the, 71.
Hazael (haz´ā-el), King of Damascus, 410; Shalmaneser III defeats, 411; Israel oppressed by, 412.
Heaven, Queen of, Hebrews offer cakes to, 106; women prominent in worship of, 106, 107.
Hebrews, in Canaan, 379; Philistines as overlords of, 379, 380, 386, 387; as allies of Egypt and Tyre, 388; under David and Solomon, 388, 389; Pharaoh Sheshonk plunders, 391; kingdoms of Judah and Israel, 401 et seq.; in late Assyrian period, 448 et seq. See Israel and Judah.
Heimdal (hīm´dal), as patriarch and world guardian, 93; Tammuz and Agni like, 94; Nin-Girsu of Lagash like, 116.
Hercules, Gilgamesh and, 41, 164, 172; as dragon slayer, 152; eagle as soul of, 170, 349; burning of, 171; of Cilicia and deities that link with, 261; Merodach and, 316; Ashur and, 336; astral arrow of, 337; Melkarth and, 348.
Hermes (her´mēz), Nebo as, 303.
Hermod (her´ mod), the Germanic Patriarch, 93; Gilgamesh and, 184.
Herodotus, on Babylonian harvests, 21, 22; on Babylonian burial customs, 214; description of Babylon, 219 et seq.; on Babylonian marriage market, 224, 225; on doctors and folk cures, 231, 232; on origin of Nineveh, 277; on Egyptian Totemism, 293, 432; on pre-Hellenic beliefs, 317; on Semiramis legend, 425; on fall of Assyria, 488.
Heth, children of, Hittites as, 246.
Hezekiah (hez-e-kī´ah), 21, 340; Merodach-Balad conspiracy, 465; destruction of Assyrian army, 466, 467; Esarhaddon and, 471, 472.
Hierap´olis, Atargatis goddess of, 267.
"High Heads", symbols and "world spine", 332; Anshar, Anu, Enlil, Ea, Merodach, Nergal, and Shamash as, 334
Hindus, Mediterranean race represented among, 8.
Hipparchus, the Greek astronomer, discoveries of, 320, 321.
Hiram, King of Tyre, as Solomon's ally, 388, 389.
Hit, the bitumen wells of, 25.
Hittites, the father worshippers among, xxx, 420; racial types in confederacy of, 11, 12, 246, 265, 266; double-headed eagle of, 168; in ethnics of Jerusalem, 246; Hebrews, dealings with, 246, 266, 267; earliest references to in Egypt and Babylonia, 258, 259, 264; prehistoric culture of, 263; thunder god of and linking deities, 261, 268; Merodach carried off by, 261; fusion of god and goddess cults by, 267, 268; relations with Mitannians and Kassites, 270-272 , 282, 358; Subbi-luliuma, the conqueror, 283; conquest of Mitanni, 284; Babylonian culture passed to Greece by, 306, 316; the winged disk of, 347, 348; Ashur cult and, 355; Syria after expansion of, 363; King Mursil, 364; influence of in Egypt and Babylonia, 364; wars of Seti I and Rameses II against, 364, 365; alliance with Egypt, 366; early struggle with Assyria, 367, 368; Muski as overlords of, 380; Nebuchadrezzar I defeats, 381; late period of Empire of, 386; city states of Hamath and Carchemish, 395; Shalmaneser III and, 414; "mother right among", 418; connection of with Urartu, 440 n.; combination against Sargon II, 459, 460; Biblical reference to Tabal and Meshech, 464.
Horse, sea god as a, 33; demons enter the, 71; domesticated in Turkestan, 271; introduction of to Babylonia and Egypt, 270, 271; sacrificed by Aryo-Indian and Buriats, 271, 309; constellation of, 309.
Horus (ho´rus), god of Egypt, creative tears of, 45; as the sun, Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars, 300, 304; the "elder" and "younger", 302; as the "opener", 304; "world soul" conception and, 304; has many forms like Tammuz, 305; Ninip and, 316; "winged disk" of, 336; the eagle and, 343.

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