[b-hebrew] Tammuz, image of (Ezek 8:14)

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sat May 1 14:13:50 EDT 2004


On 30/04/2004 09:07, Uri Hurwitz wrote:

>Walter, did you know that "Tamuz" is thge name of one of the months of the Jewish calendar? In fact, all other names are also Akkadian. Interesting that  ancient Yahweh worshippers , possibly post-exilic, didn't mind adopting a name of  a pagan deity fo their month!
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Interestingly enough, it is the name of one of the modern Turkish 
months, July I think, proving that Muslims also don't mind this. Several 
of the Turkish month names are taken from the Jewish calendar.



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