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Topic: Geshtinanna


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  Wikipedia: Tammuz
She went among many of the other gods, but could not bring herself to put them in her place until she found Tammuz on her throne, apparently oblivious to the fact that she was gone.
She took pity on him and through arrangement with Geshtinanna (Tammuz' sister), Tammuz and Geshtinanna each spend 6 months of the year in Kur.
Tammuz being the god of crop fertility, this corresponds to the changing of the seasons as the abundance of the earth diminishes in his absence.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/t/ta/tammuz.html   (308 words)

  
 Sumerian Mythology FAQ
Geshtinanna is also associated with growth, but where her brother rules over the spring harvested grain, she rules over the autumn harvested vines (Wolkstein & Kramer p.
Upon her rescue from the dead, he was pursued by galla demons, which he eluded for a time with the aid of Utu.
Eventually he was caught and slain; however, he was partially freed from his stay in the underworld by the actions of his sister Geshtinanna.
home.comcast.net /~chris.s/sumer-faq.html   (10387 words)

  
 Sumerian Gods, Demons and Immortals Whose Names Start with 'G'
Geshtinanna, a daughter of Duttur, was Dumuzi's sister.
Geshtinanna, was a spinster, living alone in the Arali Desert in southern Eden.
It was then that Geshtinanna learned her brother had been sentenced by Inanna, his wife, to the Netherworld, never to return again to the Great Above.
www.jameswbell.com /geog0050gnames.html   (1373 words)

  
 Inanna - An Opera of Ancient Sumer
Geshtinanna reveals a secret, that Inanna’s childhood friend Gugalanna is in love with her despite the fact that he is married to Inanna’s sister Ereshkigal, the Queen of the Underworld.
Inanna and Geshtinanna bemoan Dumuzi’s fate as Inanna now repents of her decision to have him be her surrogate in the Underworld.
Geshtinanna announces that she wants to find her brother so that she can share his fate.
www.craton.net /inanna/main.php?action=synopsis   (1973 words)

  
 Inanna Notes, Questions, and the Rest of the Story
Geshtinanna's grapes were harvested and made into wine in the fall, however, so brother and sister both "died, mythopoetically speaking, at harvest time, and both descended into the earth for underground storage" (62).
Dumuzi and Adonis; Dumuzi and Balder; Inanna and Aphrodite; Inanna and Demeter; Ereshkigal and Persephone; Geshtinanna and Adonis and Persephone.
The demons go to Geshtinanna and offer her the "water-gift" and the "grain-gift" if she will tell them where Dumuzi is hiding.
faculty.gvsu.edu /websterm/Inanna.htm   (2025 words)

  
 alt.mythology Sumerian Mythology FAQ, ver. 2.0 - allanswers.org
She allows Dumuzi, the shepherd, to stay in the underworld only six months of the year, while Geshtinanna will stay the other six.
After his death, she visited him in the underworld with Inanna, and was allowed to take his place there for six months out of the year.
45) Geshtinanna is also associated with growth, but where her brother rules over the spring harvested grain, she rules over the autumn harvested vines (Wolkstein & Kramer p.
www.allanswers.org /misc/mythology/sumer-faq-2.htm   (4916 words)

  
 Sumerian Mythology
(see also Dumuzi) Geshtinanna is also associated with growth, but where her brother rules over the spring harvested grain, she rules over the autumn harvested vines (Wolkstein & Kramer p.
Gilgamesh (demigod) After his adventures, he is given a palace in the nether world and venerated as lesser god of the dead.
If he knew you in life or is of your kin he may explain the rules of Kur to you.
fraktali.849pm.com /text/archive/eso/Sumerian_FAQ.html   (4461 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Geshtinanna loses no time in relaying the exciting news to her brother, and Dumuzi - pretending to have official business in the palace - is quick to be off to assure the suffering Inanna that he loves her too.
Geshtinanna's description of how Inanna suffers all the pains of love to the point of faintness is probably meant to be taken with a grain of salt.
Geshtinanna: To my paternal eye you are verily still a small child, - yonder Baba may know you for a man. I shall let you go to her!
www.chronofus.net /inanna/inangesh.htm   (278 words)

  
 Issue II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In confusion, he calls to his sister, Geshtinanna, who is the divine poetess, singer and interpreter of dreams.
Geshtinanna is also disturbed by her brother’s dream.
As for the reeds standing in pairs, this represents Geshtinanna and Dumuzi.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Article/225216   (3962 words)

  
 Paranormal Phenomenon Hot Spots - Sumerian Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With consent, they seize Dumuzi, but he escapes them twice by transforming himself, with the aid of Utu.
He was pursued by galla demons, which he eluded for a time with the aid of Utu.
After his adventures, he is given a palace in the nether world and venerated as lesser god of the dead.
www.hotspotsz.com /printout176.html   (4376 words)

  
 Samhain Playlet and Ritual, MoonPathCUUPS.Org, Fort Lauderdale, FL. October 30, 2004
Inanna looks back at her.) (Geshtinanna wanders into sight.) Geshtinanna was Dumuzi's sister, and she mourned his departure too.
Ereshkigal strokes Geshtinanna's cheek.) Ereshkigal, "I accept this mortal woman and man as initiates of Inanna and Ereshkigal." Narrator: She would go to the underworld half a year in Dumuzi's place.
Drummers drum.) Chant: "We cast this Circle round and round, By its magick we are bound." (Galla returns to their station.) (Ereshkigal places point of athame in salt and adds three portions of salt to the water and hands it to Geshtinanna.) Ereshkigal: Geshtinanna, my winter's guest, Lady of the Grapes.
moonpathcuups.org /rituals/sam04.htm   (3394 words)

  
 TammuzDumuziDamuSeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Inanna was three days and nights in the underworld before being released and the same period holds for Christ.
Dumuzi is allowed a resurrection from Hell in the Spring for six months each year because his sister Geshtinanna was _willing_ to become his surrogate for him rather like Christ.
Sandars notes that Geshtinanna is "the vine of heaven" :
www.bibleorigins.net /TammuzDumuziDamuSeal.html   (1256 words)

  
 Queen of Heaven: The Life and Times of Mary Magdalene, Chapter 10, Volume I
The messengers returned to the palace with Geshtinanna, the goddess of the vine, the purple robed princess.
Geshtinanna, the sweet sister of Dumuzi opened her arms to her brother.
His sister, Geshtinanna reached out her arms to comfort him, but he pushed her away.
www.marymagdalene.ca /01_0091.htm   (13133 words)

  
 John Metcalf - Contemporary Welsh Classical Composer
In revenge Inanna casts him down to the lower world ignoring his cries for help and appeals for mercy.
Though Inanna is oblivious to Dumuziís pleas, one version of the myth has her earthly sister Geshtinanna intervening on his behalf.
She leads him back up to the everyday world where she becomes his friend, companion and equal.
www.metcalf.demon.co.uk /john/works/harp.html   (748 words)

  
 The Descent of Inanna
He fled to the sheepfold of his sister, Geshtinanna.
When Geshtinanna found Dumuzi in the sheepfold, she wept.
Inanna and Geshtinanna went to the edges of the steppe.
www.soulrebels.com /beth/bos/inanna2.html   (1622 words)

  
 Marduk Foils Marriage of Enlillite Inanna & Enkiite Dumuzi
Inanna’s visions of rulership and glory by Geshtinanna to her brother Marduk were reported.
After she’d received his ejaculate, Geshtinanna panicked Dumuzi.
She said, Marduk of raping me will accuse you, evil emissaries to arrest you he will send.
enkispeaks.com /Essays/27DumuziandInanna.htm   (1124 words)

  
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Geshtinanna is singing and playing her harp in Inanna’s garden.
O Geshtinanna, your brother’s house is no more.
for neither you nor Geshtinanna must be here forever.
www.craton.net /inanna/libretto.htm   (2816 words)

  
 Reading Guides: Nergal and Erishkigal and The Descent of Inanna
Belili — “she who always weeps”; an elderly version of Geshtinanna, serves as a family matriarch
Geshtinanna — “lady of wine”; little sister of Dumuzi; a wise interpreter of dreams
Why deal does Geshtinanna make with the “hands of the eternal” that allows Dumuzi partial escape from the Underworld?
ksumail.kennesaw.edu /~shagin/WLereshkigal--descentRG.html   (558 words)

  
 Inanna
Uruk, fourth millennium BC) "comprises both happy celebration of the marriage of the god with Inanna and bitter laments when he dies as the dry heat of summer yellows the pastures and lambing, calving, and milking come to an end.:
and then brewed into beer which goes into storage underground: that is to say, into the netherworld....When Dumuzi of the beer disappears underground in the spring or early summer, his sister, the wine goddess [Geshtinanna] seeks him disconsolately until, by autumn, she herself descends into the earth and finds him there in the netherworld.
The myth further explains how this difference in the time of living and growing above ground became permanent through divine fiat: Inanna determined as their fate that they were to alternate substituting for her in the netherworld."
doormann.tripod.com /inannat.htm   (3566 words)

  
 Hutchenson Skydiving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Geshtinanna Maloof delos been archdeacon in Hutchenson, as well as
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 inanna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As with the Greek story of the kidnapping of Persephone, this linked the changing seasons, the emergence of the plants from theground, with the return of a harvest deity from the nether world.
(see also Dumuzi) Geshtinanna is also associated with growth, but where her brother rules over the spring harvested grain, she rules over the autumn harvested vines.
Enlil: Sumerian father of the gods and sky god
ccwf.cc.utexas.edu /~perlman/myth/inanna.htm   (387 words)

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