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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

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Jewellery, the magic, Ishtar's, 96, 98.
Jewish type, Akkadians of, 1, 2; Arabs not of, 9; the racial blend which produced, 10 et seq.
Jews, Cyrus welcomed in Babylon by, 495; return of to Jerusalem, 496.
Jezebel (jez´e-bel), Queen, 406; murder of, 410.
Jinn, the Arabian, 78.
Joash (jō´ash), King of Judah, concealment of in childhood, 413; coronation of, 413, 414.
Johns, Mr., on Aryans in early Assyria, 278, 279.
Joram (jō´ram), King of Israel, 408, 409; Jehu murders, 410.
Josiah (jo-sī´ah), King of Judah, Necho and, 489.
Jotham (jō´tham), King of Judah, 451.
Judah, subject to Damascus, 396; separation of from Israel, 401 et seq.; Edom revolts against, 409; defeated by Israel, 448; Damascus and Israel plot against, 451; Ahaz appeals to Assyria, 452; Sennacherib deports prisoners from, 465; in Esarhaddon's reign, 474; Pharaoh Necho in, 489; the Captivity, 491; return of captives, 496.
Jupiter, the planet, Ramman and Hadad as, 57; Merodach creates, 147; Merodach as, 296; Horus as, 300, 302; associated with sun and moon, 301; as ghost of sun, 305; as "bull of light", 301; Nin-Girsu (Tammuz) as, 301; month of, 305; Attis as, 305; as "face voice of light" and "star of bronze", 314, 315; in astrology, 318.
Jupiter-Amon, 317.
Jupiter-Belus, Merodach as, 221, 317.

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Kadashman-Kharbe (kad-äsh´man-khär´be), King of Babylon, grandson of Ashur-uballit, 284, 285; opens Arabian desert trade route, 360; murder of, 361.
Kadesh (kä´desh), goddesses that link with, 268.
Kali (kä´lee), the Indian goddess, goat sacrificed to, 48.
Kalkhi (käl´khi), excavations at, xix, xx; capital of Shalmaneser I, 367; headquarters of Ashur-natsir-pal III, 398; description of, 399, 400; library at, 422, 470; religious revolt at, 422; Sargon II and, 463; temple to Nebo at, 487.
Karduniash (kar-doon´i-ash), Babylonia called, 273.
Karna (kăr´nă), Indian hero: like Sargon of Akkad, 126.
Kässites, Nippur as capital of, 218; in Hammurabi Age, 255; as agriculturists, 256; Aryans associated with, 270; Mitannians, Hyksos and, 270, 271, 272, 273; Babylonia consolidated by, 274, 393; early Assyrian kings and, 279; in Tell-el-Amarna letters, 281; and Mesopotamian question, 358; Arabian desert trade route, 360; dynasty of ends, 370, 371; Sennacherib and the mountain, 464.
Keats, John, 112; "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Ishtar, 174.
Kengi (ken´gi), early name of Sumer, 2.
Khammurabi (kham-mü-rä´bi), 247. See Hammurabi.
Khani (khä´ni). See Mitanni.
Kharri (khär´ri), Mitannians called; perhaps "Arya", 269.
Khatti. See Hatti and Hittites.
Kheta. See Hittites.
Khnumu (knoo´moo), the Egyptian god, Ea compared to, 30.
Khonsu (kon´soo), Tammuz a healer like, 90, 94.
Kid, sacrificed to Tammuz, 85, 333; star called by Arabs, 333.
King, L.W., Creation tablets, xxiv, 29; 211; on "Cuthean Legend of Creation", 215, 216; on seven gods as one, 298; on Sennacherib's sack of Babylon, 469.
Kings, worship of, in Hammurabi Age, 242, 257, 258; burning of, 350, 351; Ashur's association with, 352.
Kingu (kin´goo), in Creation Legend, as son and lover of Tiamat, 106; stirs Tiamat to avenge Apsu, 140; exalted by Tiamat, 140; overcome by Merodach, 145, 146.
Kish, early dynasty of, 114; legendary queen of, 114, 115; Entemena's sack of, 120; Sargon and, 125, 126; goddess of, 126, 127; kings and gods of, 241.
Kishar (ke´shär), the god, in group of elder deities, 37, 138.
Kneph, the Egyptian air god, 49. Koran (kō´rän), Etana eagle myth in, 166, 167; Nimrod agricultural myth in, 170; water of life legend in, 186; Abraham and Nimrod's pyre, 349.
Kudur Mabug (kü´dür mab´üg), Elamite King of Sumer, 242, 243; the Biblical Chedor-laomer, 247, 248.
Kuiri (kü´i-ri), early name of Akkad, 2.
Kurds (koords), the, use of cradle board by, 4, 5; of Mediterranean race, 8; Mitannians as ancestors of, 270, 283.
Kurigalzu II (kü´ri-gäl´zü), King of Babylonia, 285.
Kurigalzu III, Kassite king, wars with Elam and Assyria, 362.

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