Shamash

See also: shamash

EnglishEdit

Mesopotamian Sun God Shamash ; Assyrian Relief, North-West Palace of Nimrud (room B, panel 23) ; 865–860 BC.
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EtymologyEdit

From Akkadian 𒀭𒌓 (dŠamaš). Compare shin, from the same Proto-Semitic root.

Proper nounEdit

Shamash

  1. The common Akkadian name of the sun god and god of justice in Babylonia and Assyria, corresponding to Sumerian Utu.
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