A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology
Routledge, 11 սեպ, 2002 թ. - 240 էջ
The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining their roles within the body of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving the place of origin of main texts and a brief history of their transmission through the ages; and entries explaining the use of specialist terminology, for such things as categories of Sumerian texts or types of mythological figures.
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Adad Adapa Akkadian Alster Anat Anatolia ancient Anunnaki Anzu appears Apsu Aqhat Aššur Assyrian Aštart Baal Baal-Myths Baal’s Babylon British Museum bull called compositions cult cuneiform Dalley death deity demons described divine Dumuzi Dynasty earth Ebla Edzard Enki Enkidu Enlil Enmerkar Enuma eliš epithets Ereškigal Eridu Erra Etana fate female fertility Flood-myths Geštinanna Gilgameš Epic god-lists goddess Her name gods Gudea Hattian heaven Hittite Hurrian hymns Inanna Inanna’s Descent incantations inscriptions Isin Ištar Jacobsen king known Kramer Kumarbi Lady Lagash Lambert laments literary Lugalbanda Marduk Mesopotamia moon-god mother Mother-goddess myth mythological texts Neo-Assyrian Neo-Sumerian period Nergal Ninazu Ningirsu Ninhursag Ninlil Ninmah Ninurta Nippur Old Babylonian period Old Sumerian period pantheon personal names probably ritual Šamaš sanctuary Sargonic second millennium BC seems Semitic Seux Sîn Sjöberg steppe Sumer Sumerian sun-god Syria tablets Telepinu temple Terracotta Tiamat Ugarit underworld Uruk weather-god wife worshipped written