<<<
>>>

Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

Page: 275

Ishtar (ish´tar), Isis cult and, xxxi; hymn to, 18-20 ; Beltu and, 36; water of life given to, 44; as earth goddess, 53; identical with Hathor, 57; in demon war, 76; as "Queen of Heaven", 81, 106, 107; lamentation of for Tammuz, 86, 88, 98; in Sargon of Akkad myth, 91; descent of to Hades poem, 95 et seq.; magical ornaments of, 96; punishment of, 96, 97; rescue of, 98; Belit-sheri associated with, 98; as love goddess, 99; temple women of, 99, 106, 107; absorbs other goddesses, 100, 117, 277, 496; as daughter of Anu and Nannar, 100; as mother of Tammuz, 100; the lovers of, 103, 126, 174-176 ; like Tiamat, 106; under Isin Dynasty, 132; links with Indian and Egyptian goddesses, 157; Damkina and, 160; as a bisexual deity, 161; in Etana legend, 166; in Gilgamesh legend, 172-177 ; in flood legend, 193, 194; Frey's bride and, 204; threat to raise dead, 213; fish goddesses and, 117, 277; Nineveh image of sent to Egypt, 280; star of, 295; changes star forms with Merodach, 299; month of, 305; wheel symbol of, 347; Nineveh temple of destroyed, 363; worshipped by Nebuchadrezzar I, 382; cult of in Assyria, 420; Semiramis and, 425; as a Fate, 433; moon god and, 436; Creatrix and, 437; worshipped by Sargon II, 463; worshipped by Esarhaddon, 471; Persian goddess and, 496.
Ishtarate (ish-tar-ä´te), "Ishtars", goddesses in general called, 100.
Isin, Dynasty of, 131; early kings of, 132 et seq.; last kings of, 133; sun worship and, 240; Dynasty of Pashe, 380.
Isis (ī´sis), goddess of Egypt, Ishtar cult and, xxxi; fish goddess and, 29; as Nile goddess, 33; creative tears of, 45; mourning of for Osiris, 83, 99; as daughter, wife, sister, and mother of Osiris, 99; as corn goddess, 90; as serpent goddess, 150; as bi-sexual deity, 161; male form of, 299; the star of, 296, 300; address of to different forms of Osiris, 297. "Island of the Blessed", in Gilgamesh epic, 180 et seq.; the Greek and Celtic, 203.
Israel, first Egyptian reference to, 379; subject to Damascus, 396; separation of from Judah, 401 et seq.; Abijah's victory over, 402, 403; first conflict with Assyria, 407; tribute to Shalmaneser III, 411, 412; Assyria as "saviour" of, 414, 438, 439; goddess cult in, 421; Aramaeans and mother worship in, 434; war with Judah, 448; Tiglath-pileser harries, 453; the lost ten tribes, 455, 456.

J

"Jack and Jill", the Sumerian lunar, 53.
"Jack with a Lantern", the Babylonian, 66.
Jacob, personal ornaments as charms to, 211; marriage of, 266.
Jah, the Hebrew, Ea as, 31; Dagon as, 31; as dragon slayer, 157; monotheism, 160.
Japan, the Hades of, 206.
Jastrow, Professor, on Ea, 29, 30, 435; on culture and racial fusion, 42; on fire and water ceremonies, 51; on moon names, 52; on female conservatism, 107, 179, 180; on burial customs, 208; on Nebo, 303, 435; on Greek and Babylonian astrology and astronomy, 319 et seq.; on Anshar, Ashir, and Ashur, 354.
Jehoahaz (je-hō´a-haz), King of Judah, 414; Necho deposes, 489.
Jehoash (je-hō´ash), King of Israel, 448, 449.
Jehoiachin (je-hoi´a-chin), King of Judah, carried to Babylon, 490.
Jehoiakim (je-hoi´a-kim), King of Judah, 489, 490, 492.
Jehoram (je-hō´ram), King of Judah, no burning at grave of, 350.
Jehoshaphat (je-hosh´a-phat), King of Judah, 407; navy of wrecked, 408.
Jehu (je´hü), King of Israel, Elisha calls, 409, 410; tribute to Shalmaneser III, 411, 412; mother worship in reign of, 421, 434.
Jeremiah, liver as seat of life, 48; on mother worship, 106, 107, 421; Pharaoh Necho, 489.
Jeremias, Dr. Alfred, on precession of equinoxes, 320 n.
Jeroboam (jer-o-bō´am), revolt of, 402; Abijah defeats, 402, 403; an ally of Assyria, 449.
Jerusalem, the "new", xvii; Palaeolithic collection at, 10; "dragon well" at, 152; "father" of Amorite, "mother" of Hittite, 246; eclipse record from, 323; "Queen of Heaven" worshipped in, 421; wall of destroyed by Jehoash, 449; new wall and water supply of, 451; siege of by Sennacherib, 465, 466; Assyrian ambassador visits, 471, 472; sack of by Nebuchadrezzar II, 490, 491; Cyrus and rebuilding of, 496; return of captives to, 496.

<<<
>>>