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[ee-rek, er-ek]
  1. Biblical name of Uruk.
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  • Have we perhaps in Aruru the real name of the old goddess of Erech?

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

    Morris Jastrow

  • He is here recorded to have reigned in Erech for 1,200 years.

  • According to our Sumerian text he reigned in Erech for a hundred years.

  • Gilgamesh too is in our list, as king of Erech for 126 years.

  • This group of early kings of Erech is of exceptional interest.