Apsu


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Apsu

primeval waters, origin of all things. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 68]

Apsu

personification of fresh water. [Babyl. Myth.: Benét, 4]
See: Water
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And so we get a family saga, with the old parents, Tiamat and Apsu, standing at the beginning of a long line that ends with the invocation of fifty gods at the close of the poem.
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The selection ratio (faculty in the sample/faculty in current university population) for each institution is presented as follows: 14.45% (UM), 12.75% (MTSU), 17.42% (ETSU), 19.52% (TTU), 12.19% (TSU), and 15.81% (APSU).
Unlike previous interpretations posing that the monarchical institution developed in the work and that it replaced a form of primitive democracy (e.g., Frankfort 1969: 235, Jacobsen 1976: 183-90, Bartash 2010), Gabriel explains that kingship existed from an early time and that Apsu was the first ruler of the gods.
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" In Babylonian mythology, it is personified as Apsu, the fresh water, who has existed from the beginning of time with his wife Tiamat, the salt water; he plays an important role in the War of the Gods.