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    Question What is the meaning of "mashu"?

    Hi Dear Teachers

    Could you please help me out here?

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    "Planets were called "lu-bat" (wandering sheep) or "revealers" and "disposers"'. Seven "mashu" stars north and south of the ecliptic had "lu" written before them to indicate that they were shepherds guarding the planets lest they wander too far north or south."

    It come from a very old, good book.

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    Re: What is the meaning of "mashu"?

    not a word

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    Re: What is the meaning of "mashu"?

    NOT A TEACHER
    Could it be?
    Mashu, as described in the Epic of Gilgamesh of Mesopotamian mythology, is a great cedar mountain through which the hero-king Gilgamesh passes via a tunnel on his journey to Dilmun after leaving the Cedar Forest, a forest of ten thousand leagues span.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashu
    Please notify me of any mistakes in my posts. It is much appreciated.

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