Dumuzi


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Dumuzi

god of regeneration and resurrection. [Sumerian Myth.: Jobes, 476]
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Dumuzi (el Tammuz biblico) que fue arrojado al mundo de los muertos por venganza de su esposa Inanna fue un ingrato, no tuvo misericordia ante la suerte de Inanna cuando visito a su hermana Ereshkigal, la diosa del inframundo.
In contrast to the ritual order of events in the courtship of Inanna and Dumuzi, which is a rhythmic enactment of proper traditional behavior whose object is the repetition of cyclical patterns of renewal for landscape and community, the narrative movement of Gilgamesh is a series of violent outward thrusts.
Dumuzi was also the consort of Inanna, an important goddess affiliated with the fecundity of the world.
Whether his stripping is meant to humiliate Dumuzi, in addition to preparing him for his impending death, is not always clear.
Those likely to use the book can surely be expected to understand that Shulgi may be followed by an r or Dumuzi by a d; since we are not attempting "normalized" Sumerian, this type of hybrid form seems unnecessary and confusing.
On the one hand, some maintain that sexual intercourse did indeed take place between the king, representing the god Dumuzi, and a priestess or the queen, representing the goddess Inana.
With regard to the me's in particular, in the tenth cycle, Dumuzi, whom Enki put in charge of the lower plains and sheepfolds, is referred to as Inanna's spouse (line 363), and Inanna is referred to as "the lady of the great me's" (nin-me-gal-gal-la-ke[.
If the links to Dumuzi and Inana would have conjured up an air of general disaster, those to Enlil and Ninlil would have suggested a startling reversal of gender roles in the relationship of Inana and the king.
The gods that loom largest in Mettinger's discussions are Baal and Dumuzi, since these have the most abundant data (Osiris is treated as a special case, since his resurrection is in the world of the dead).
The MNs that do appear in OB documents are the same as several which also appear in the Sippar calendar: Dumuzi, Abum, Eluli (related to Ululu?
The recent edition of the compositions concerned with the relations between Inanna and Dumuzi by Yitschak Sefati provides an occasion to revisit some important Assyriological questions concerning literature, ritual, and language.
Not only is KUR, "east" and "mountain," also the word for "Netherworld," but it is to be remembered that Inanna travels eastward to reach the Netherworld on her descent, [2] and that Adapa on his visit to Anu in heaven curries favor with the well-known Netherworld divinities Dumuzi and Ningizzida by claiming that his unkempt hair and mourning dress are worn because they have left the land.