Month: August 2013

On Gilgamesh and Dumuzi

Note: this post has been significantly revised on September 16, 2013. A little while back I wrote a long and sometimes rambling post about the importance of the old Sumerian god Dumuzi (see The Trouble With Dumuzi) in the psyche of humanity, showing how he was the prototype for the dying and resurrected god as…

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