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He is not a war-like god and his major adversaries are various goddesses, most
notably Inanna who tricks him into giving away divine prerogatives and powers. y
INANNA A SUMERIAN GODDESS with a complex mythological persona, ...
A Terracotta relief of a winged goddess. T INANNA'S DESCENT TO THE
UNDERWORLD INANNA, 'QUEEN OF HEAVEN AND earth', decides to go down
to the underworld. Realising the danger that such an undertaking involves, even
for a ...
He is the lover and husband of Inanna, whom she prefers over the 'Farmer' when
both compete for her hand. While some poetic texts celebrate their marriage
others focus on his early death and his unsuccessful attempts to evade his fate.
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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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