Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
The Babylonian myth of Tammuz, the dying god, bears a close
resemblance to the Greek myth of Adonis
. It also links with the
myth of Osiris. According to Professor Sayce, Tammuz is identical
with "Daonus or Daos, the shepherd of Pantibibla", referred to by
Berosus as the ruler of one of the mythical ages of Babylonia.
therefore to deal with