Sentence Examples

  • Together with Sin and Ishtar, Shamash forms a second triad by the side of Anu, Bel and Ea.
  • The movements of the sun, moon and five planets were regarded as representing the activity of the five gods in question, together with the moon-god Sin and the sun-god Shamash, in preparing the occurrences on earth.
  • SHAMASH, or Samas, the common name of the sun-god in Babylonia and Assyria.
  • Both in early and in late inscriptions Shamash is designated as the "offspring of Nannar," i.e.
  • Of the moon-god, and since, in an enumeration of the pantheon, Sin generally takes precedence of Shamash, it is in relationship, presumably, to the moon-god that the sun-god appears as the dependent power.

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