Bad-tibira (probably modern Tell al-Madain, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian city, located near Umma. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics. Sumer ( Sumerian: sux-Latn [[Ki (earth ki]]-[[EN (cuneiform en]]-'''ĝir15''', Akkadian: Šumeru; possibly Biblical Shinar A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status Umma (modern Tell Jokha) was an ancient city in Sumer. History Best known for its long frontier conflict with Lagash.
The name means metal worker in Sumerian. It was also called Παντιβίβλος Pantibiblos by Greek authors (Abydenus, Apollodorus, Berossus). Abydenus (Gr) was a Greek Historian, and the author of a History of the Chaldeans and Assyrians, of which some fragments are preserved by Berossus (also Berossos or Berosus; Greek: Βήρωσσος was a Hellenistic -era Babylonian writer and astronomer who
According to the Sumerian king list, Bad-tibira was the second city to "exercise kingship" in Sumer, following Eridu. The Sumerian king list is an ancient text in the Sumerian language that lists kings of Sumer from Sumerian and foreign dynasties Eridu (URUNUNKI; Sumerian:eridug Akkadian: ?) from the Sumerian for 'mighty place' is modern Tell Abu Shahrain, Iraq These kings were En-nen-lu-ana, En-men-gal-ana and Dumuzid, the Shepherd. En-men-gal-ana of Bad-tibira was the fourth pre-dynastic king of Sumer (before ca Not to be confused with Dumuzid the Fisherman Dumuzid, "the Shepherd" from Bad-tibira in Sumer, was the 5th pre-dynastic
The main god of the city was Lulal, the city's temple was E-mush-kalamma, mentioned in the tale of Inanna's descent to the underworld. In Sumerian mythology, Lulal is the younger son of Inanna. He was the Patron deity of Bad-tibira while his older brother Shara É is the Sumerian for "house" or " Temple " written ideographically with the Cuneiform sign 𒂍 (Borger nr Inanna ( D INANNA B153ellstpng|100x20px|INANNA]]) is the Sumerian goddess of sexual love fertility and warfare The descent to the Underworld is a Mytheme of Comparative mythology found in the Religions of the Ancient Near East up to and including