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abstract Alfred Jeremias analogy ancient Babylonians animal appears Ashur Ashurbanipal assyrian asterism astronomical Babel Babylon Baentsch Bohl Bull called civilisation compare EEA consciousness considered constellations cosmic cycle cyclic process death deity dingir doctrine documents dragon Enlil Epic of Creation Ereshkigal evidently existence fact father goddess gods Greek Gudea HAOG heaven and earth heavenly bodies heliacal heliacal rising hellenistic human idea indicated Ishtar Jastrow Jupiter Kidinnu king kingdom Kugler later legend lord lunar Marduk Marduk-Jupiter Mars means Mercury mesopotamian culture modern astrology Moon myth Nabu nature Nebo Nebo-Mercury Nergal Ninib Ninurta Nippur Nusku orientation perhaps physical planetary Pleiades Pluto precession precessional principle qualities relation religion remarkable represented ruler ruling Saturn says Jeremias seven planets Shamash shews solar system spiritual starlist sumerian symbol symbolised Taurus temple texts Tiamat underworld Universal Mother Venus vernal equinox Weidner HBA worship zodiacal sign
Page 58 - At the same time, however, the other image must have been known, ;'. <?. that of 'the virgin with the child' (HAOG, p. 219). Both are mentioned side by side by Teukros the Babylonian. There is also the mentioning of a 'virgin with the balance'. Evidently this has to do, however, with the following sign, Libra, and with a complicated vision, looking over to Scorpio even, as the Scorpio-card in the Tarot-system suggests : VIII, Justice (compare GBT).
Page 58 - Bohl makes the remark, that the proper meaning of Nangaru is 'carpenter', the name for the social standing which the legend ascribes to the father of Jesus; in astrology the tenth house (midheaven or upper meridian) is said to indicate the social standing of the father. The remarkable thing consequently is this, that the legend clearly shows where it originated, ie among a Semitic population.