1. the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)
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  • -- Article on 'Thammuz' in 'Calwer, Bibellexikon.' The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
  • From the wan mouths that call on bleeding Thammuz all night long. Collected Poems
  • The ceremonies of initiation in the Adonia began with lamentation for his loss, -- or, as the prophet Ezekiel expresses it, "Behold, there sat women weeping for Thammuz," -- for such was the name under which his worship was introduced among the Jews; and they ended with the most extravagant demonstrations of joy at the representation of his return to life, [23] while the hierophant exclaimed, in a congratulatory strain, -- The Symbolism of Freemasonry
  • After all, are not all religions but the theological symbolization of natural phenomena; and the sacraments, the festivals, and fasts of all the churches have their counterparts in the mysterious processes and manifestations of Nature? and is the contemplation of the resurrection of Adonis or Thammuz more edifying to the soul than to meditate the strange return of the spring which their legends but ecclesiastically celebrate? Vanishing Roads and Other Essays
  • In vain the Tyrian maids their wounded Thammuz mourn. The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886
  • As he uttered the charm, the juvenile pontiff spat on poor Thammuz, till Notes and Queries, Number 13, January 26, 1850
  • From this it appears that the fourth month (Thammuz) of the first year of The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
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