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Naked and defenceless she finally appears before Ereshkigal, and her desperate
attempts to seize the throne are swiftly thwarted. The summoned judges of the
underworld condemn her to die, and her corpse is hung upon peg on the wall.
He is primarily an underworld deity (see Nergal and Ereshkigal). Later he was
also identified with the planet Mars, dividing his time between the underworld
and heaven. Erra is an old Semitic god who was particularly associated with the ...
NERGAL AND ERESHKIGAL THE HEAVENLY GODS have a banquet and
Ereshkigal, queen of the underworld, sends her envoy Namtar to receive her
share of the feast. The only god who does not greet Namtar with due respect but
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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