Origin of the name LUGAL-MARADA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name LUGAL-MARADA.
Babylonian deity, meaning "king of Marad."
Lugal-Marada was a solar deity
who had a temple at Marad, the native place of Gilgamesh. When Gilgamesh
(q.v.) and Eabani
(q.v.) had slain the divine bull Alu, sent against them by the goddess Ishtar
(q.v.), Gilgamesh offered its horns to Lugal-Marada.
Lugal-Marada seems to be equivalent to Shamash
(q.v.). (An Encyclopedia of Religions, Canney, 1921)