Origin of Tammuz
Words nearby Tammuz
How to use Tammuz in a sentence
It was decreed that Tammuz should spend part of the year with one goddess and part of the year with the other.
Tammuz was also a Patriarch, who reigned for a long period over the land and had human offspring.
During the winter Tammuz dwelt in Hades, and at the beginning of spring Ishtar descended to search for him among the shades.
We have therefore to deal with Tammuz in his twofold character as a patriarch and a god of fertility.
She may have been identical with Belit-sheri, who is referred to in the Sumerian hymns as the sister of Tammuz.