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Adonis

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Classical Studies.

In classical mythology, a beautiful youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone. He was killed by a boar, but Zeus decreed that he should spend the winter of each year in the underworld...

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Anat

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Syrian war goddess worshipped in Egypt.

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Astarte

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Phoenician goddess of love. This is the name which Byron gives to his half‐sister Augusta Leigh in his drama Manfred.

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Babylonian mythology

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The second millennium b.c.e. saw many changes in Mesopotamia and the Middle East. Early in the millennium, Amorites (“Westerners”), Semites who had begun to migrate to the Fertile Crescent...

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Bull of Heaven

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Bull of Heaven in the Mesopotamian mythology of the Sumerians and Babylonians is owned by the god Anu (An). In one version of the Gilgamesh story the goddess Ishtar ...

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Catal Hüyük

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

The mound of Catal Hüyük in central Anatolia, about fifty kilometers southeast of Konya, lies on a river entering a wide plain once covered by a lake, reduced now to ...

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cow

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

The cow (Skt.: ‘go’) has been venerated in India from an early period. In Vedic times cattle, and their products, were an index of wealth, and so of good fortune and prosperity. They were...

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Danel and Aqhat

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Canaanite tale of King Danel and his son, the hero Aqhat, is contained in fragments of three Ugaritic tablets from Ras Shamra. As the tale opens, Danel is performing ...

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Descent to the Underworld

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In mythologies from all parts of the world, the motif of the descent to the underworld is common. Sometimes the hero—for example, the Greek Herakles, Orpheus, or Theseus—makes the descent...

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Disappearing god

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The Anatolian equivalent of the dying-god motif, found in Egypt, Greece, and Canaan, is the myth of the disappearing god, a motif that also has relatives in such descent disappearances ...

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