Hymn to Inana C" etcsl, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford see lines 7080 viewable at m cited in Nomis (2013),. . Retrieved Williams, Holly (2011) "Unleashed: The secret world of Britain's Dominatrixes" in The Independent, 20 November 2011 Reichert Lambiase (2003),. . Nomis notes that Inanna's rituals included cross-dressing of cult personnel, and rituals "imbued with pain and ecstasy, bringing about initiation and journeys of altered consciousness; punishment, moaning, ecstasy, lament and song, participants exhausting themselves with weeping and grief." 6 The profession appears to have originated. 5 Archaeologist and historian Anne.