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Hymn to Inanna and Her Self-Praise

Clay cylinder, Late Ur III or early Isin period (c. 2025-1975 B.C.E.) Inanna (assimilated later with the Akkadian Semitic astral goddess Ishtar) is the Sumerian fertility goddess. Inanna’s city is Uruk, and she was central to the sacred Mesopotamian wedding … Continue reading

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