Origin of Sumerian
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The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.
In Sumerian culture, beer is referenced on the earliest recovered tablet.
The name Eve is derived from a Sumerian pun on the word for rib.
Sumerian forces, however, had not been the only ones which had contributed to overthrow the last king of the Pash dynasty.The Ancient East|D. G. Hogarh
Indeed, for the dynastic period, the agreement of these old Sumerian lists with the chronological system of Berossus is striking.
Moreover, the recorded ages of Sumerian and Hebrew patriarchs are strangely alike.
Evidently the beginning of Sumerian civilization had some connection with ancient seafarers.
Mr. Pinches, again, has discovered a Sumerian legend of the origin of things which seems to have been current at Eridu.A Primer of Assyriology|Archibald Henry Sayce
1874, from French Sumérien (1872), from Sumer, name of a district in ancient Babylonia.