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Introduction to The Babylonian Creation
Note on The Sumerian Underworld
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abyss Adapa Akitu Akkadian ancient Anshar Anunnaki Apsu assembly Athtar Baal Babylon Babylonian Creation battle beautiful beginning brother called Canaanite century B.C. chanted cosmic cosmogony created Damkina dark dead death destiny devils door Dragon Dumuzi dust of hell earth Enki Enlil Enuma elish Epic Ereshkigal Eridu Esagila eternal father festival Fifty Names fragments gate gave Geshtinanna Gizzida goddess gods Greek heart heaven holy husband Hymn Igigi Inanna Inanna's Journey Jacobsen Journey to Hell Kalaturru king Kingu Kishar Kramer Kurgarru Lahmu Lahmu and Lahamu laments land lapis lazuli lines liturgy Lord meaning Mesopotamia monsters mother mountain mourning Mummu myth Ninshubar Nippur Nudimmud poem priest question the rites rites of hell ritual river semitic shepherd sister sleep songs South Wind stars tablets Tammuz temple Thorkild Jacobsen throne Tiamat title of Marduk translated Ubshukinna underworld universe Uruk weep word