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7. Dahlia Shehata. Anzu: the many faces of a monster

Released Wednesday, 4th November 2020
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Dahlia explains all about Anzu, the thunderbird. Who was he? How did his character change? Why was everyone so taken by the Tablet of Destinies? What does his story tell us about the Mesopotamian relationship to the world?

2:59 who is Anzu?

4:28 Anzu’s story

12:00 the Tablet of Destinies

15:59 how Ninurta defeated Anzu

17:30 the different Anzus

26:35 what’s new?

Dahlia's university staff page: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/altorientalistik… 

Dahlia's Academia: https://wue.academia.edu/DahliaShehata

Music by Ruba Hillawi

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