Definition of Bel-merodach
1. Noun. The chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu.
Geographical relationships: Babylon
Generic synonyms: Semitic Deity
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Literary usage of Bel-merodach
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1862)
"An attempt has already been made under the second section to discriminate between Bel-Nimrud and Bel-Merodach, but a few remarks on the same subject require ..."
2. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version by Herodotus (1875)
"... Bel-Merodach was considered the source of all power and blessing, ... and Bel-Merodach ; bnt a few remarks on the same subject require still to be added ..."
3. New Light on the Bible and the Holy Land by Basil Thomas Alfred Evetts (1892)
"... in this chapter, represented as a devout worshipper of Bel-Merodach,f through whose favour he was supposed to have taken possession of Babylonia. ..."
4. The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern world; or, The history by George Rawlinson (1871)
"an idea which may have given rise to the Hebrew name of the planet Jupiter, viz. Sedek, P'lf, "justitia." Bel-Merodach was worshipped in the early ..."
5. Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion by Archibald Henry Sayce (1888)
"connection between the Accadian and the Semitic verses ; while the Semitic lines were addressed to Bel-Merodach of Babylon and Borsippa, the Accadian ..."
6. The Hibbert Lectures by Hibbert Trust (1887)
"bel-merodach OF BABYLON. IN an inscription upon a clay cylinder brought from Babylonia seven years ago, Cyrus is made to declare that the overthrow of ..."
7. The Seven Great Monarchies of the Eastern World: Or the History, Geography by George Rawlinson (1885)
"We have no means of determining which among the emblems of the gods is to be assigned to Bel-Merodach; nor is there any sculptured form which can be ..."