a Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam)
Regions: ↑Babylon
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Semitic deity

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  • Adapa — (altbabylonisch a da ap a; auch Atraḫasis, Atra Ḫasis, der überaus Weise) ist die mythologische Hauptfigur einer altbabylonischen Erzählung, die etwa zwischen 2000 und 1600 v. Chr. entstand. Das älteste Exemplar stammt als Abschrift aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • adăpa — ADĂPÁ, adắp, vb. I. tranz. A da apă de băut unui animal. ♦ refl. (Despre animale) A bea apă. ♢ fig. A se adăpa la izvoarele ştiinţei sau ale culturii.[prez. ind. şi: adáp] – lat. adaquare. Trimis de ana zecheru, 09.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  ADĂPÁ …   Dicționar Român

  • Adapa — [Babylonian.] n. 1. a demigod or first man: seed of mankind ; sometimes identified with Adam. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ADAPA — Gallatiae forte oppid. apud Cedrenum. Eam Basilius Macedo Imperat. Multa vi, sed frustra oppugnavit. Zonar § Adata …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ADAPA — This article describes ADAPA, a decision engine used to manage and design automated decisions systems. For the Babylonian and Summerian god of wisdom and of the ancient city of Eridu see Adapa. ADAPA is intrinsically a decision engine. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Adapa —    1) A Mesopotamian folk hero whose exploits were similar to those of the legendary Babylonian king Gilgamesh. Like the latter, Adapa, who hailed from the city of Eridu, likely originated in Sumerian folklore, and his story then passed along to… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Adapa — Fertile Crescent myth series Mesopotamian …   Wikipedia

  • Adapa — Legendary sage of the Sumerian city of Eridu. Endowed with great intelligence by Ea but still mortal, he was the hero of the Sumerian myth of the Fall of Man. Adapa was fishing when he was blown into the sea by the southern wind, whose wings he… …   Universalium

  • Adapa — Sabio legendario de la ciudad sumeria de Eridu. Dotado de gran inteligencia por la diosa Ea, fue el héroe del mito sumerio de la caída del hombre (o la fallida búsqueda de la inmortalidad). Cuenta el mito que Adapa estaba pescando cuando fue… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Adapa —    A sage of Eridu, was initiated into wisdom by Ea although eternal life was withheld from him. Once, while fishing, the south wind capsized his boat, and in his fury he broke the wings of the wind, which ceased to blow. Anu summoned him to… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Adapa — Ạdapa,   Held eines akkadischen Mythos, in dessen Mittelpunkt die Sterblichkeit des Menschen steht. Adapa lehnt auf den Rat des Gottes Ea die ihm vom Himmelsgott Anu angebotene Speise des Lebens ab und versäumt so, Unsterblichkeit für sich und… …   Universal-Lexikon

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