Definition of Marduk

1. Noun. The chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu.

Exact synonyms: Baal Merodach, Bel-merodach, Merodach
Geographical relationships: Babylon
Generic synonyms: Semitic Deity

Definition of Marduk

1. Proper noun. The Babylonian name of a late-generation god from ancient Mesopotamia and patron deity of the city of Babylon. ¹

2. Proper noun. Planet X, the mythical/hypothetical tenth planet in our solar system. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marduk

Marcus Bains line
Marcus Bains lines
Marcus Cocceius Nerva
Marcus Gunn's sign
Marcus Gunn phenomenon
Marcus Gunn pupil
Marcus Gunn syndrome
Marcus Junius Brutus
Marcus Terentius Varro
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Ulpius Traianus
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Marcus Whitman
Mardi Gras
Marechal's test
Marek's disease
Marek's disease virus
Mareva injunction
Marey's law
Marfan's disease
Marfan's law
Marfan's syndrome
Marfan syndrome
Margaret Court
Margaret Higgins Sanger

Literary usage of Marduk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aspects of Religious Belief and Practice in Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow (1911)
"In so far as marduk absorbs the characters of all the other gods, there is no escape from this much of the conclusion:—there was a tendency towards ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"To take the hand of Bel-marduk " was the ceremony of installation which Assyrian ... marduk and Assur became rivals only when Babylonia gave the Assyrians ..."

3. Images, Power, and Politics: Figurative Aspects of Esarhaddon's Babylonian by Barbara N. Porter (1993)
"This was a Babylonian myth which in its traditional form exalted marduk and was recited as part of the main festival of the marduk cult in Babylon.293 In ..."

4. Transactions of the Society of Biblical Archæology by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England) (1878)
"Idina-marduk son of Basa, son of Nursin Idina-marduk son of Basa, son of Nursin . ... 7 „ Itti-marduk-baladu. 8 „ Cambyses and Darius. 9 » Bardes in revolt. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The version of the story which we have is the one that was produced in the city of Babylon by the priests of marduk, the chief god of the later Babylonian ..."

6. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"Cyrus did, in fact, set up the Persian Empire in Babylon with the blessing of Bel-marduk. He gratified the conservative instincts of the priests by packing ..."

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