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India or Europe: a friendly "shedu" could protect a household against the attacks of fierce demons and human enemies.
The "shedu" was a destructive bull which might slay man wantonly or as a protector of temples.
_Utukku_ becomes a general name for demon, and _gallu_, _alu_, and _shedu_ are either used synonymously with _utukku_ or thrown together with the latter in a manner that clearly shows the general identity of the conceptions ultimately connected with them.
May the protecting _shedu_, the protecting _lamassu_,
As appears from the extracts above translated, the _utukku_, _shedu_, _alu_, and _ekimmu_ were grouped together, and hardly regarded as anything more than descriptive epithets of a general class of demons.
i am shedu bayodele tosin a student and i have a little problem with helping myself to pay my school fees due to the sudden death of my father and mother in a fatal accident pls am saying this to the whole world that i need alittle assistance from a touched heart and a blessed soul pls contact me through my e-mail adress
Babylonians gave the same name (_shedu_) to a class of demons proper and to the divine or half-divine winged beings (to which, apparently, the
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