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Hadad (Ugaritic 𐎅𐎄𐎆 Haddu) is a Northwest Semitic storm an rain god, cognate in name an oreegin wi the Akkadian (Assirie-Babylonie) god Adad. Hadad wis aften cried simply Baʿal (Laird), but this title wis uised for ither gods. The bull wis the seembolic animal o Hadad. He appeared beardit,[1][2] aften hauldin a club an thunderbolt while wearin a bull-horned heiddress.[3][4] Hadad wis equatit wi the Anatolie storm-god Teshub; the Egyptian god Set; the Greek god Zeus; an the Roman god Jupiter, as Jupiter Dolichenus.

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  1. Sacred bull, holy cow: a cultural study of civilization's most important animal. By Donald K. Sharpes –Page 27
  2. Studies in Biblical and Semitic Symbolism - Page 63. By Maurice H. Farbridge
  3. Academic Dictionary Of Mythology - Page 126. By Ramesh Chopra
  4. The New Encyclopædia Britannica: Micropædia. By Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc – Page 605