Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary

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British Museum Press, 1992 - 192 Seiten
Ancient Mesopotamia was a highly complex culture whose achievements included the invention of writing. This illustrated text offers a reference guide to Mesopotamian religion, mythology and magic between about 3000 BC and the advent of the Christian era. Gods, goddesses, demons, monsters, magic, myths, religious symbolism, rituals and the spiritual world are all discussed in alphabetical entries ranging from short accounts to extended essays.

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Frontispiece is a high-relief ceramic of a winged goddess, which may be a portrayal of Istar (Inana) from the Isin-Larsa Period, with lions and owls, and eagle feet, serpentined hair, and instruments in her gesturing hands. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Great introductory resource. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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16
Abschnitt 2
25
Abschnitt 3
40
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