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The Story of Adapa and the South Wind.
Adapa, the son of the Anunnaki Ea/Enki, who if it was not for his obedience to his father’s command, might have attained deification and immortality.
The story focuses on Adapa, who was out in his boat fishing when the South Wind blew with sudden and malicious violence, upsetting the boat and flinging the fisherman into the sea.
The Power of the Name
Adapa was used to invoke power in exorcism rituals. He also became an archetype for a wise ruler. The name was invoked to evoke favourable comparisons. I believe it was the Asipu was the original term for this group of individuals.
Some scholars conflate the figure with the Apkallu; known as Uanna/Oannes. There is evidence for that connection, but the name “adapa” may have also been used as an epithet, meaning “wise,” but of course there are also other meanings…
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