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Nanshe, `Interpreter-of-Dreams'.

[to Whom the first day of March, day 060, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Babylonian: Eridu and Lagash.

Description: Goddess of water, especially of springs and canals, fertility, wisdom, divination and prophesy; Interpreter of omens and obscure dreams; Judge, each New Year's day, of every persons activities in the preceding year.

To whom are sacred: vase containing a living fish.

Festival: annual procession of boats escorting a barge in which the Goddess rode.

Male associate: [Her father may be Enki, (Ea)].

Titles, Variants, etc.

Source: NLEM 61, 63.

Nisaba, `She-Who-Teaches-the-Decrees'.

Geography/Culture: Assyrio-Babylonian.

Description: Goddess of grain; Presider of the harvest; Controller of the fertility of the fields; She Who brings literacy and knowledge of astrology; Prophetic Interpreter of dreams; Most learned of Deities; She Who inspires temple plans; Matroness of architects.

Titles, Variants, etc.

Source: BGH/222; NLEM/61.

worked on: August 14, 1990; February 28, 1991; August 3, 1991.
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