Akkadian Edit

𒈥𒌅 (Amurrum)

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Amurrum m (from Old Akkadian on)

  1. (Old Akkadian, Old Babylonian) Amorite
  2. (geography) toponym for Syria and the West, the land of the Amorites
  3. (with determinative 𒀭 (d)) Amurru (god of the Amorites)
  4. (with determinative 𒀯 (mul), Standard Babylonian) Perseus (the "west star")

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References Edit

  • Black, Jeremy; George, Andrew; Postgate, Nicholas (2000), “amurru(m)”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
  • Miller, Douglas B.; Shipp, R. Mark (2014) An Akkadian Handbook, 2nd edition, Eisenbrauns, page 87

Further reading Edit

  Amurru on Wikipedia.Wikipedia