Tammuz
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    Tammuz

    Greek Adonis. The Babylonian god of spring slain by summer heat, or the god of summer slain by winter cold. The “weeping for Tammuz” was a festival in the autumn, a lament over the season’s decline (Ezek. 8:14). Tammuz was the Jewish name for June or July after the Captivity.