Dumuzi


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Dumuzi

god of regeneration and resurrection. [Sumerian Myth.: Jobes, 476]
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In contrast, Dumuzi, who can be linked to the Cattle Gods through his role as a shepherd, is associated with the fertility of the bull, and not with its strength.
eye of death on Dumuzi and sent him to the underworld in her place.
She picks her husband, Dumuzi, mainly because he hasn't mourned her properly, and some feathered harpies drag the farmer-god down, kicking and screaming.
Tal vez Inanna pretendia conquistar tambien el mundo de los muertos y revivirlos, pero fracaso, estuvo a punto de morir, su visir y los dioses superiores la salvaron de la muerte, de hecho la revivieron porque Inanna ya habia sido despojada de sus joyas y su lujosa vestimenta, su cuerpo sin vida habia quedado colgado de un clavo, como todos los muertos, hasta que pudo encontrar en Dumuzi, su esposo, a quien la sustituyera, pues una vez en la tierra del no-retorno solo se podia salir encontrando un sustituto.
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.
Each of the constellations in the path of the Moon was equated with a god, and the MUL.APIN confirms that the Day Laborer is the god Dumuzi, a fertility god and divine personification of cyclical renewal.
His earliest known form was the Sumerian shepherd - god Dumuzi. He was most widely known in later times in the modified form of Adonis.
For DD, see Alster, Dumuzi's Dream: Aspects of Oral Poetry in a Sumerian Myth (Copenhagen: Aka-demisk Forlag, 1972).
Sefati, Love Songs in Sumerian Literature: Critical Edition of the Dumuzi Inanna Songs (Ramat Gan: Bar-IIan Univ.
(18) When she is subsequently resurrected through a trick contrived by the god Enki, a trick notably unavailable to Apsu as Ea is his killer in Enuma elis, it falls upon the unfortunate Dumuzi to take his wife's place in the netherworld.
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.
Feeding Dumuzi's Sheep: The Lexicon as a Source of Literary Inspiration.