Adad

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒀭𒅎 (Adad).

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Adad

  1. The god of storms in Mesopotamian mythology.
    • 1998, Tamra Andrews, Dictionary of Nature Myths, Oxford 2000, p. 4:
      Adad was often depicted in human form, standing on a bull and wearing a horned headdress and a tiered skirt decorated with stars.
    • 2003, Janet Parker & Julie Stanton (eds.), Mythology: Myths, Legends and Fantasies, Cape Town 2006, p. 326:
      The beauty of the sun god, Shamash, shone in his face, and the courage of the storm god, Adad, was in his blood.

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Akkadian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From 𒀜𒁺𒌝 (addum, thunderstorm).

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Adad m

  1. Adad (the god of storm, identeified with the Sumerian god Ishkur, son of Anu or Enlil)

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References[edit]

  • Miller, Douglas B.; Shipp, R. Mark (2014) An Akkadian Handbook, 2nd edition, Eisenbrauns

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Adad m

  1. (Mesopotamian mythology) Adad (god of storms)