Posted by Middle Finger from dsc01-chc-il-2-244.rasserver.net (22.214.171.124) on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at 9:22PM :
In Reply to: thanks, Stella posted by Sadie from D007085.N1.Vanderbilt.Edu (126.96.36.199) on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at 12:00PM :
Kubatum was a priestess of Inanna.
She and the king would reenact the sacred marriage of Inanna and Dumuzi to ensure that the crops would prosper.
The Hebrew writers of steamy Song of Solomon even borrowed from the poetry Kubatum wrote on her relationship with King Shu-Sin.
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