Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
Page: 292World serpent, in Eur-Asian mythologies, 151.
- Xerxes, Merodach's temple pillaged by, 497.
- Zabium (za´bi-um), king in Hammurabi Age, 242.
- Zachariah, King of Israel, 449.
- Zamama (zä-mä´mä), god of Kish, Tammuz traits of, 126; identified with Merodach, 241.
- Zambia (zäm´bi-a), King of Isin, 133.
- Zedekiah, King of Judah, conspiracy against Babylonia, 490; punishment of, 491; the captivity, 491.
- Zerpanitum (zār-pä´nit-um), mother goddess, 100; as "Lady of the Abyss", 160; as Aruru, 160; Persian goddess and, 496.
- Zeus (to rhyme with mouse), the god, as sea-god's brother, 33; in Adonis myth, 90; an imported god, 105; in father and son myth, 158; eagle of, 168; deities that link with, 261; the "Great Bear" myth and, 296.
- Zi (zee´), the Sumerian manifestation of life, 291; "Sige the mother" as Ziku, 328 n.
- Zimri, revolt of in Israel, 405.
- Zodiac, Signs of the, 147, 301, 305; Babylonian origin of, 306; Hittites, Phoenicians, and Greeks and, 306; stars of as "Divinities of Council", 309; division of, 307; the fields of Ea, Anu, and Bel, 307; three stars for each month, 307-309 ; the lunar in various countries, 309; when signs of were fixed, 322.
- Zü bird, Garuda eagle and, xxvi; myth of, 74.
- Zuzu (zü´zü), King of Opis, captured by Eannatum of Lagash, 119.
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