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Melqart Jesse Russell

Melqart

Jesse Russell

Published January 15th 2012
ISBN : 9785510842227
Paperback
96 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Melqart, properly Phoenician Milk-Qart King of the City, less accurately Melkart, Melkarth or Melgart, Akkadian Milqartu, was tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre as Eshmun protected Sidon. MelqartMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Melqart, properly Phoenician Milk-Qart King of the City, less accurately Melkart, Melkarth or Melgart, Akkadian Milqartu, was tutelary god of the Phoenician city of Tyre as Eshmun protected Sidon. Melqart was often titled Bal r Lord of Tyre, the ancestral king of the royal line. In Greek, by interpretatio graeca he was identified with Heracles and referred to as the Tyrian Herakles.