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The Sun God and the Cow (1.59)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Myths

The Sun God and the Cow (1.59)

[Güterbock believes that this story is a continuation of Appu and his Two Sons. Beginning of the preserved portion is too broken for connected translation.]

The cow thrived and … -ed. The Sun God looked down from the sky, and his desire leaped forward upon the cow. [He became] a young man, came down from the sky, and began to speak to the cow: “Who do you think …

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “The Sun God and the Cow (1.59)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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