Tammuz

[Babylonian calendar] Tammuz was a month in the Babylonian calendar, named for one of the main Babylonian gods, Tammuz (Sumerian: Dumuzid, `son of life`). Many different calendar systems have since adopted Tammuz to refer to a month in the summer season. In the Hebrew calendar, Tammuz is the tenth month of the civil year and the fourth mont...
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Tammuz

[n] - the tenth month of the civil year
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Tammuz

In Sumerian mythology, a vegetation god representing the decay and growth of natural life; he died at midsummer and was rescued from the underworld the following spring by his lover Ishtar. His cult...
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Tammuz

Thammuz noun the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)
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Tammuz

• (n.) A deity among the ancient Syrians, in honor of whom the Hebrew idolatresses held an annual lamentation. This deity has been conjectured to be the same with the Phoenician Adon, or Adonis. • (n.) The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.Tammuz: words in the definitio...
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Tammuz

(from the article `Tammuz, Fast of`) a minor Jewish observance (on Tammuz 17) that inaugurates three weeks of mourning (see Three Weeks) that culminate in the 24-hour fast of Tisha ... ...and Ziv.) The months are ordered according to religious usage and are: Nisan (Abib [March–April of the Western Gregorian calendar]), Iyyar (Ziv ....
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Tammuz

in Mesopotamian religion, god of fertility embodying the powers for new life in nature in the spring. The name Tammuz seems to have been derived from ... [8 related articles]
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Tammuz

Tammuz (tä'muz) , ancient nature deity worshiped in Babylonia. A god of agriculture and flocks, he personified the creative powers of spring. He was loved by the fertility goddess Ishtar, who, according to one legend, was so grief-stricken at his death that she contrived to enter the underw...
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Tammuz

In Sumerian mythology, Tammuz was a god of agriculture. He died in midsummer, and was brought back from the underworld by his lover Ishtar. Tammuz was also worshipped as a sun-god by the Akkadians, Babylonians and Phoenicians. He was also known as Adoni, and was adopted by the Greeks as Adonis.
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Tammuz

In Sumerian mythology, a vegetation god representing the decay and growth of natural life; he died at midsummer and was rescued from the underworld the following spring by his lover Ishtar. His cult spread over Babylonia, Syria, Phoenicia, and Palestine. He was possibly identified with the Egyptian Osiris and the Greek Adonis
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Tammuz

[Hebrew month] Tammuz (תמוז, Standard Tammuz Tiberian Tammûz) is the tenth month of the civil year and the fourth month of the ecclesiastical year on the Hebrew calendar. It is a boreal summer month of 29 days, which occurs on the Gregorian calendar around June-July. The name of the month was adopted from the Assyrian-Babylonian calend...
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Tammuz

[deity] Tammuz (ܬܡܘܙ; תַּמּוּז, Transliterated Hebrew: Tammuz, Tiberian Hebrew: Tammûz; تمّوز Tammūz; Duʾzu, Dūzu; Sumerian: Dumuzid (DUMU.ZI(D), `faithful or true son`) was the name of a Sumerian god of food and vegetation, also worshiped in the later Mesopotamian states of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. ==Ritual mourni...
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