Word Cubes

In this section, the primary emphasis is not on the visual presentation of the work, Hieratica, but on its symbolic and linguistic aspects.  It allows the viewer a chance to view the hieratic language by itself in its most abstract and unadorned form.   Each hymn is lined up next to the unique set of symbols associated with that poem.  In this way of viewing, one can concentrate on discovering the one-to-one correlation between individual symbols and the words that they represent.  

 

Note:  Although I often refer to these symbols as a "language", strictly speaking, this is not a language.  It is simply a set of sacred symbols or glyphs.  The purpose of the work is more sacerdotal than linguistic.

Although you may increase the image size of the mosaic frames in this section , for best results viewing the detail of the mosaic frames, view the images from the "Hieratica:  Seven Hymns to the Goddess Inanna" section of this website, where a "maximize image" option is available.

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Word Cube for Hymn One: The Holy Priestess of Heaven

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Word Cube for Hymn Two:  Loud Thundering Storm

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Word Cube for Hymn Three:   The Holy One

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Word Cube for Hymn Four:   The Lady of the Evening

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Word Cube for Hymn Five:  The Lady of the Morning

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Word Cube for Hymn Six:  The Lady Who Ascends Into the Heavens

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Word Cube for Hymn Seven:   The Sacred Marriage Rite

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