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- proper n. In Akkadian mythology, name of a protective and beneficent deity, the first-born daughter of Apsu and Tiamat.
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It is true that Marduk, being the sun-god, was a god of light, but it is probable that the Babylonian primeval light is represented by Lahmu and Lahamu, the dawn and the twilight; again, Marduk is only a demiurge, a creature, and as such does not resemble the Hebrew God.
From these sprang first Lalimu and Lahamu, more probably the personifications of dawn and twilight than the monsters and demons with which popular mythology identified them.
Tauthe is Tiamtu, as Assyrian labializes the nasal; Lache and Lachos are likewise Lamu and Lahamu; Kissare, Assoras, Anos, Illinos, and
Lahamu are the personifications of Dawn and Twilight. —
(Skypivot and Earthpivot, the Celestial poles), who in turn were the children of Lahamu and
Earthpivot, the Celestial poles), who in turn were the children of Lahamu and Lahmu ( "the muddy ones"), names given to the gatekeepers of the Abzu temple at Eridu, the site at which the creation was thought to have occurred
Babylonian myth, the Anunnaki were the children of Anu and Ki, brother and sister gods, themselves the children of Anshar and Kishar (Skypivot and Earthpivot, the Celestial poles), who in turn were the children of Lahamu and Lahmu ( "the muddy ones
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