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Old 11-07-2014, 05:36 PM   #561
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Originally Posted by decim View Post
According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk..The etymology of the name Marduk is conjectured as derived from amar-Utu ("bull calf of the sun god Utu")..The origin of Marduk's name may reflect an earlier genealogy, or have had cultural tyes to the ancient city of Sippar (whose god was Utu, the sun god), dating back to the 3rd millennium BCE..In the perfected system of astrology, the planet Jupiter was associated with Marduk by the Hammurabi period...

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