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    Artemis Vs Diana

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    regarding the goddess Diana. In Ephesus, craftsmen quarreled to the authorities regarding Paul’s preaching: In addition, a sanctuary of Artemis/Diana in Ephesus believed to have transpired due to the Amazons; a race of warlike women living by the river Thermodon. Besides Ephesus occurring as the center for Artemis’s cult, it became a magnet for practitioners of magical arts and Christian devotees. Predominantly, after the crucifixion of Jesus, Christians put forth their influence increasingly in Ephesus. Today Christians make regular pilgrimages there to venerate two people in particular: Mary, the Blessed Virgin, and Saint Paul. Ashtoreth/Asherah Various goddesses became recognized as being parallel to Ashtoreth/Asherah; such as Ishtar or Inanna, the goddess of the Assyrians and Babylonians. Suitably, the worship of Ashtoreth and the god Baal persisted with immense significance in the surrounding land of Canaan occurring various times in the Bible. Moreover, Hebrew scholars now feel that the goddess Ashtoreth mentioned so often in the Bible occurs as an intentional alternate of the Greek name Astarte. Their foremost allure concerned lewd behavior within their worship. The Hebrew word boshet, ‘shame,’” indicates the Hebrew contempt for her cult. Ashtoreth, among other goddesses, became known as “the queen of heaven” and is noted as one of the major deities’ King Solomon was involved within the Bible. ; Characteristically, among other goddesses, Ashtoreth, also…

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    The Inanna Goddess Story

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    The second Goddess story I felt inspired to discuss is that of Inanna. Inanna is the Sumerian Goddess of love, fertility and war and Queen of Heaven. She is presented as a dynamic and powerful Goddess. Like many Gods and Goddesses, there are a variety of stories surrounding her origins and existence. She was said to have driven a lion drawn chariot and participated in battle yet was also a sensual, passionate Goddess. Inanna was revered in Sumer, a region in Mesopotamia which is now modern day…

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    Inanna And Dumuzi Essay

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    The sacred union between Inanna and Dumuzi serves to bring prosperity to the land and its Sumerian people. This union is assembled according to the preferences of Inanna’s brother Utu. Utu chooses the shepherd Dumuzi to take Inanna to the holy bed. Dumuzi is chosen for his many assets, but mainly because he is well endowed and capable of being a leader of the kingdom. Dumuzi is also compared to the farmer, who is depicted as less of a man than Dumuzi, and therefore less endowed to please the…

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    The roles of women vary from place to place. They also vary from century to century. The stories: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Inanna, Sundiata, and Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner all show various women in different roles. Their roles range from that of a powerful goddess to a common Inuit homemaker; however, they all play an important part of the society that they serve, and most of the stories would not be able to progress without the important role that the woman provides. Most female characters in…

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    Their Descents, Their Reasons The world was created by many methods for various reasons; according to the myths, a lot of gods and goddesses were born after this world was created. By their own roles, they have ruled over from a small tribe to a big society that is larger than a country with diverse names. Inanna, Ishtar, and Aphrodite are the goddesses who have similar roles, personalities, and characteristics but different names because those three regions of myths are adjoined. However, the…

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    A particular instance of these mimicry acts was that of reassuring the filling of the communal store house. One region would typically share a communal storage house in which the harvest’s yield would be kept in; the patron goddess of this storage house was called Inanna. A Mesopotamian artifact called the Uruk Vase illustrates the rite of sacred marriage and the story of how Inanna becomes married to Dumuzi. The husband Dumuzi, meaning “the one great source of date clusters”, is the embodiment…

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    These traits can be seen in the Scythian woman, the Hittite civilisation and in the Goddess’ Ishtar/Inanna. Though what must be noted when reading her interpretations of the Amazonian women is that Wilde is not a historian, and before this had no experience investigating historical issues. Wilde also has a lot of conflicting evidence, especially that concerning the Scythian woman, and the goddesses’ Ishtar/Inanna. To an extent Lyn Webster Wilde’s construction of the Amazonian woman in On the…

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    The advantage to her poetry becoming known was through her high social standing. She was the daughter of Akkad king Sargon which inherently made her a high priestess, eventually of Ur (Black 37). This advantage allowed her to write poetry honoring her personal goddess Inanna, the goddess of love, fertility and warfare and ultimately making Enheduanna the first named historical author (Binkley 47). Enheduanna’s respect for Inanna was shown throughout three of her poems, her most famous one being…

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    display similar shamanistic traits of communicating with the spirits and gods via altered states of consciousness. That said, this story also relates to themes of spiritual communication and healing, but with a slight twist. This spiritual descent is forced upon Persephone instead of being a willing choice, like Inanna, perhaps being an extension of the idea of evil spirits toying with people. Then, just as she is about to escape, Persephone is permanently bound to the Underworld by eating the…

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    Genesis In Insauna

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    The first and most obvious one is the repetition of the word “day” and the creation of “days”, which is shown in Inanna in the very first line, “In the first days, in the very first days” and in the Genesis by the repetition of the phrase “And there was evening and there was morning, a first day,” which changes later in the text to “a second day,” then “a third day”, all the way to seven days (Genesis, verse 1, pg 1-2) (Wolkstein, pg 4). Imagery related to gardens is also present in both origin…

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