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[mahr-doo k]
noun Babylonian Religion.
  1. the chief of the Babylonian deities.
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Also Merodach.
Also called Baal Merodach.
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Historical Examples

  • This is an oblique way of saying that Marduk succeeded where Ea failed.

    The Babylonian Legends of the Creation

    British Museum

  • Lines 44 and 45 announce Marduk's determination to build Babylon.

  • Let us remember that Hammurabi's code was represented as the work of Marduk.

  • But Marduk created not only men and animals but heaven and earth also.

  • The transfer of his name and powers as god of Nippur to Marduk, the god of Babylon.

British Dictionary definitions for marduk


  1. the chief god of the Babylonian pantheon
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