Sargon of Akkade and his god

@inproceedings{Nowicki2016SargonOA,
  title={Sargon of Akkade and his god},
  author={S. Nowicki},
  year={2016}
}
The expression “god of the father(s)” is mentioned in textual sources from the whole area of the Fertile Crescent, between the third and first millennium B.C. The god of the fathers — aside from assumptions of the tutelary deity as a god of ancestors or a god who is a deified ancestor — was situated in the centre and the very core of religious life among all peoples that lived in the ancient Near East. This paper is focused on the importance of the cult of Ilaba in the royal families of the… Expand

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