Shamash


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Shamash

(shä`mäsh), sun god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. He was one of the great deities of ancient Middle Eastern religions, god of law, order, and justice. The chief center of his cult was Sippar. In Sumerian civilization he was called Utu.

Shamash

 

in Babylonian-Assyrian religion and mythology, the god of the sun, justice, and oracles.

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Details of the effect hacking had on Gascoigne were given to Mr Justice Vos in a statement prepared by the troubled former star's solicitor, Gerald Shamash.
In a statement the former England star's solicitor Gerald Shamash said: "Mr Gascoigne was worried that the information was being obtained by bugging or tapping his telephone conversations, as a result of which he was accused of being paranoid.
He seeks to shield himself against the beating of Nineveh's bright sun--one may even speculate that the author of Jonah had in mind that to the Assyrians of Nineveh the sun god, Shamash, was the god of justice.
Although Hammurabi pays lip service to the god of justice as the originator of the Code, and on the top of the stone stele is a carved relief of Hammurabi receiving the law from the sun god Shamash, (15) in the preamble and epilogue he himself claims to be the wise author of the laws.
Speaking to The Observer, Gascoigne's solicitor, Gerald Shamash, confirmed proceedings would be issued within days.
The Rangers legend's lawyer, Gerald Shamash, said last night that proceedings would be sent out within days.
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Powles TB, Bhardwha J, Shamash J, Mandalia S, Oliver T.