Inanna

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consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz)

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This volume deals with the architecture of the Eanna Temple dedicated to the goddess Inanna during the Third Dynasty of Ur and Old Babylonian periods (c.
This translation does not support the interpretations of Van Buren and other scholars who have identified the female figure on the British Museum relief as the goddess Inanna or Ishtar.
But central to all extant versions of the hero's tale is a conflict between his ambitions and the goddess Inanna (or Ishtar as she is known to the Babylonians and other Semitic peoples).
cycle of hymns to the goddess Inanna as well as her brief experience in
As part of the celebration of the New Year from the second half of the third millennium to the beginning of the second, the king, representing Dumuzi, would have had-or, more likely, pretended to have-sexual intercourse with a woman (perhaps an entu-priestess) representing the goddess Inanna.