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Enlil orders one god to be killed and his flesh to be mixed with clay. From this she
makes seven human couples and decrees rules to regulate procreation.
Henceforth it is mankind's destiny to reproduce themselves and labour for the
3 1 00 BCE, the major deity was the creator god Ptah. According to the legend,
Ptah took precedence over Atum because he had created the heart and tongue
of Atum. Ptah was particularly revered as the god of craftsmen and workers, and ...
FERTILITY THE GODS OF FERTILITY and warfare were often linked. In head-
hunting societies the head was seen as a source of power, and many Oceanic
myths tell of heads and bodies which were buried and gave birth to valuable
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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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