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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

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147; followers of "fallen gods", 150; as origin of good and evil, 150; beneficent forms of, 150; as the dragon of the deep, 151; Gaelic sea monster and, 151; Alexander the Great sees, 151; the Scottish "eel" and, 151; "brood of" in Beowulf, 151; vulnerable part of, 153; Ishtar and, 157; the Gorgons and, 159; in Germanic legend, 202; grave demons and, 215; reference to by Damascius, 328. (Also rendered "Tiawath".)
Tiana (ti-an´i), Hittite city of, 395.
Tibni, revolt of in Israel, 405.
Tidal (ti´dal), Saga on Hittite connections of, 264, 265; Tudhula of the Hittites as, 247, 248.
Tiglath-pileser I (tig´lath pi-le´ser), of Assyria, 382; conquests of, 383, 384.
Tiglath-pileser IV, the Biblical "Pul", 444; Babylonian campaign of, 445, 446; Sharduris of Urartu defeated by, 446, 447; Israel, Damascus, and Tyre pay tribute to, 449; destruction of Urarti capital, 450; appeal of Ahaz to, 451, 452; Israel punished by, 453; Babylon welcomes, 453; triumphs of, 454.
Tigris, the river, 22; as "the bestower of blessings", 23; rise and fall and length of, 24.
Tiy, Queen, in Tell-el-Amarna letters, 283; Semiramis like, 418; Aton and Mut worship, 419; mother worship and, 423.
Toothache, Babylonian cure of, 234, 235.
Totems, the bear, 164; mountains, trees, and animals as, 292, 293; surnames and, 293; the fish of Ea and, 294; eating the in Egypt, 295; doves, snakes, crocodiles, &c., as, 432, 433; Persian eagle, 493.
Trade routes, Babylonia and Assyria struggle for, 286; the ancient, 356; Baghdad and other railways following, 357; ancient Powers struggled to control, 358; Babylon's route to Egypt, 359; Arabian desert route opened, 360; route abandoned, 361; Elam's caravan roads, 361; struggle for Mesopotamia, 361 et seq.; Babylon's trade with China, Egypt, &c., 371, 372. Transmigration of souls, 315.
"Tree of Life", Professor Sayce on the Babylonian, 39.
Tree worship, Tammuz, Adonis and Osiris and, 88; Ashur and, 339; Ezekiel on Assyria's tree, 340, 341.
Trees, in Babylonia, 24, 25; sap as the "blood" of, 47; as totems, 291, 293.
Trident, the lightning, weapon of Merodach, 144.
Tritons, the, 33.
Tudhula (tüd´hü-lä), a Hittite king, identified with Biblical Tidal, 247, 248; forms of name of, 264, 265.
Tukulti-Ninip I (tu-kul´ti-nin´ip), of Assyria, 368, 369.
Tukulti-Ninip III, 396.
Tunnel, the dark, in Gilgamesh epic, 178; Germanic land of darkness, 185; in Alexander the Great myth, 185, 186; in Indian legends, 187, 188; in Scottish folk tales, 189.
Turkestan, early civilization of and the Sumerian, 5; did agriculture originate in? 6; prehistoric painted pottery in, 263.
Turkey, great Powers and, 357; language of and Sumerian, 3.
Turks, of Ural-Altaic stock, 4.
Tushratta (tüsh´rat-ta), King of Mitanni, 280; correspondence of with Egyptian kings, 282 et seq.; murder of, 283.
Twin goddesses, Ishtar and Belitsheri, 98, 99; Isis and Nepthys, 99.
Tyr, the Germanic god, mother of a demon, 64.
Tyre, relations with Sidon and Hebrews, 388, 389, 392; tribute of to Adad-nirari IV, 439; gifts from to Tiglath-pileser IV, 449; King Luli and Assyria, 465; Esarhaddon and, 474, 475; tribute from to Ashur-bani-pal, 483; conspiracy against Nebuchadrezzar II, 491, 492.
Tyrol, the demon lover of, 68; wind hags of, 74.

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Uazit (oo´az-it), Egyptian serpent goddess, 150.
Umma (oom´ma), city of, Lagash and, 118; captured by Eannatum, 118; crushing defeat of by Entemena, 119, 120; king of destroys Lagash, 123, 124.
Ur, Nannar, moon god of, 40; the moon god Baal of, 51; antiquity of, 52; Lagash king sways, 119; empire of, 130; moon god of supreme, 130; Abraham migrates from, 131, 245; revolt of with Larsa against Isin, 132; moon god of in Kish, 241; under Elamite kings of Larsa in Hammurabi Age, 242; Abraham's migration from, 245; Chaldasans and, 391; revolt against Ashur-bani-pal, 484; Nabonidus and, 492.
Ura (oo´ra), god of disease, 77.
Ural-Altaic stock, Turks and Finns of, Sumerians and, 4.
Urartu (ür-ar´tü), combines with Phrygians and Hittites against Sargon II, 460; as vassal state of Assyria, 461; rise of kingdom of, 395; god and culture of, 440; Adadnirari and, 440; ethnics of, 440 n.; capital of,

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