Definition of Tiamat

1. Noun. (Akkadian) mother of the gods and consort of Apsu.

Geographical relationships: Mesopotamia
Generic synonyms: Semitic Deity



Definition of Tiamat

1. Proper noun. A Babylonian goddess who personifies the sea, considered the monstrous embodiment of primordial chaos. ¹

2. Proper noun. (context: in the works of w:Zecharia Sitchin Zecharia Sitchin) A supposed planet once located between Mars and Jupiter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiamat

Thylogale
Thymelaeaceae
Thymelaeales
Thymus serpyllum
Thymus vulgaris
Thyreophora
Thyrsopteris elegans
Thyrza
Thysanocarpus
Thysanosoma actinoides
Ti
Ti.
Ti plasmid
Tia Maria
Tiamat
Tian'anmen
Tian'anmen Square
Tian Shan
Tiana
Tiananmen Square
Tianjin
Tianjin preserved vegetable
Tiare
Tiarella
Tiarella cordifolia
Tiarella unifoliata
Tibbie
Tibby
Tiber

Literary usage of Tiamat

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1. Assyrian and Babylonian Literature: Selected Translations by Robert Francis Harper (1901)
"ANOTHER ACCOUNT OF THE FIGHT BETWEEN MARDUK AND tiamat Rm. 282. THE text begins with a description of the terror that had befallen all mankind at the ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"tiamat, after having brought forth the gods, conceived a hatred for them and ... Anshar sends his son Anu against tiamat, but he is afraid to face her. ..."

3. Babel and Bible: Two Lectures on the Significance of Assyriological Research by Friedrich Delitzsch (1903)
"But since his story begins with the gloomy, watery chaos which bears precisely the same name as tiamat, namely -A;—Tehom, and since this chaos was first ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1905)
"THE GOD ASSHUR AND THE EPIC OF "MARDUK AND tiamat." By SIR HH HOWORTH, KCIE, FRS (Continued from Vol. XXVI, page 282.) If An Shar be only a somewhat clumsy ..."

5. Babylonian Life and History by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1884)
"Description of hell, the "land of no return."—tiamat. ... tiamat, the prototype of the "old serpent," the devil.—Temptation of Adam. ..."

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