orion-list Re: orion V2002 #17

2002-05-06 Thread John Lupia
[EMAIL PROTECTED] Victor Horovitz wrote: Excuse me for being blunt, but your assertion is ridiculous. The semitic word for sun is $VmV$. It is shared by all semitic languages (Heb $eme$, Akkadian $am$su, Ugaritic $p$, Arabic sams, etc). The Akkadian nominal form would be $am$u with the

Re: orion-list Re: orion V2002 #17

2002-05-06 Thread avigdor horovitz
Dear John, I find your comments as off base as the original suggestion I commented on, and inall due respect for your imagination I respectfully dismiss it out of hand. Please note that the sumerian sungod was named UTU, the Sumerian word for sun. May I suggest that you do some reading on the

Re: orion-list Re: orion V2002 #17

2002-05-06 Thread Walter Mattfeld
I have found the recent exchanges about Israelite Sun worship to be most interesting, having done some research on this topic. There are verses in the Hebrew Bible that metaphorically seem to identify Yahweh-Elohim with the Sun. Malachi metaphorically identifies God with a winged Sun disc whose

orion-list Two Priestly Factions - Enoch/Hanoch vs. ?

2002-05-06 Thread George Brooks
On 13 April 2002, David Suter made some interesting comments about Boccaccini's Sources of Rabbinic Judaism. This particular publication identifies the opposition between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism as an intrapriestly dispute representing the aftermath of the push for power of the sons of

Re: orion-list Re: orion V2002 #17

2002-05-06 Thread avigdor horovitz
Let me add one more comment to this comment. There are plenty of Sumerian gods with EN or NIN (Lord/Lady) as the first component in their names. UTU is not one of them. Victor On Tue, 7 May 2002, avigdor horovitz wrote: Dear John, I find your comments as off base as the original suggestion

Re: orion-list Two Priestly Factions - Enoch/Hanoch vs. ?

2002-05-06 Thread avigdor horovitz
Dear George, I certainly can't get involved in all these issues, yet I must comment on one of your points below. You say that the first city was named Hanoch. In fact, William Hallo, in his JCS article on Antediluvian Cities has suggested that the first city was Irad, and that this is a