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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods  : "Akkadian"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Ama-arhus" Akkadian Babylonian and Akkadian fertility Goddess
God name "Amurru" Akkadian Or Martu are also names given in Akkadian and Sumerian texts to the God of the Amorite/Amurru people, often forming part of personal names. He is sometimes called Ilu Amurru. Sometimes described as a 'shepherd', and as a son of the sky-god Anu.
Goddess name "Anat in Mesopotamia" Akkadian In Akkadian the form one would expect ‘Anat to take would be Antu earlier Antum. This would also be the normal femanine form that would be taken by Anu, the Akkadian form of An 'Sky', the Sumerian god of heaven. Antu appears in Akkadian texts mostly as a rather colorless consort of Anu, the mother of Ishtar in the Gilgamesh story, but is also identified with the northwest Semitic Goddess ‘Anat of essentially the same name. It is unknown whether this is an equation of two originally separate goddesses whose names happened to fall together or whether ‘Anat's cult spread to Mesopotamia where she came to be worshippped as Anu's spouse because the Mesopotamia form of her name suggested she was a counterpart to Anu.
God name "Anshur aka Ashur" Akkadian Or Asshur, a sky God and the husband of his sister Kishar ("earth axle"); they are the children of the serpents Lahmu and Lahamu, and the parents of Anu and Ea. He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon
Deities name "Anunnaki aka Anunnaku" Babylon Ananaki, a group of Sumerian and Akkadian Deities related to, and in some cases overlapping with, the Annuna (the 'Fifty Great Gods') and the Igigi (minor gods). Babylon
"Apsu" Akkadian Aka abzu or engur, the name for the mythological underground freshwater ocean in Sumerian and Akkadian mythology.
Goddess name "Bel" Akkadian Bel became especially used of the Babylonian god Marduk and when found in Assyrian and neo-Babylonian personal names or mentioned in inscriptions in Mesoptamian context it can usually be taken as referring to Marduk and no other god. Similarly Belit without some disambiguation mostly refers to Bel Marduk's spouse Sarpanit. However Marduk's mother, the Sumerian Goddess called Ninhursag, Ningal and Ninmah and other names in Sumerian, was often known as Belit-ili 'Lady of the Gods' in Akkadian.
God name "Erra" Akkadian The God of mayhem and pestilence who brought plagues and other calamities. Akkadian
Goddess name "Estar" Akkadian "Queen Of Heaven", the Goddess of war, love and fertility. Akkadian
Ghost name "Etemmu" Akkadian The name given to the Ghost of a person who had not been buried and considered potentially harmful. Akkadian
Goddess name "Inana, Ištar,Ishtar" Akkadian / Sumerian The most important of all Mesopotamian Goddesses, and a multi-faceted personality, occurring in cuneiform texts of all periods. The Sumerian name probably means "Lady of Heaven", and the Akkadian name Ishtar is related to the Syrian Astarte and the biblical Ashtaroth is usually considered as a daughter of Anzu, with her cult located in Uruk, but there are other traditions as to her ancestry, and it is probable that these reflect originally different goddesses that were identified with her. Ishtar is the subiect of a cycle of texts describing her love affair and ultimately fatal relationship with Tammuz.
God name "Lahurati" Elamite/Iran A solar deity. Appears to have been the counterpart of the Akkadian God Ninurta. Elamite/Iran
God name "Neti" Babylon/ Akkadian A chthonic underworld God
Goddess name "Nin'insinna" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A fertility Goddess
God name "Ningis Zi Da" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian The God of light coming from harassing & tutelary god ofGudea[Lagas]
Goddess name "Ninhursagaa/ Nintu" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian/ Iraq The Goddess of the earth and creator of humans, fertility & productivity
God name "Ninkaranunna" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A Barber God
Goddess name "Ninmah" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A mother Goddess
Goddess name "Ninsun[a]" Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A cow Goddess that was the tutelary goddess of Gudea
God name "Nudimmud" Akkadian An Akkadian epithet of the Mesopotamian God Ea which meant 'begetter', referring to his fathering of Marduk; he is referred to by this name in the Enuma Elish.
God name "Sakka[n]/ Amakandu/ Sumuqan" Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadian A patron God of herdsmen & A god of cattle
God name "Silik-muludag" Akkadian The God among all the gods, offspring of the abstract divine wisdom and the great unseen divine. Akkadian
God name "Sun God" Hittite/ Akkadian The sun God of Heaven
God name "Ukur/ Kus" Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadian A chthonic underworld God
God name "Zababa" Akkadian An Akkadian war God. He was also adopted by the Hittites, who brought his worship to Anatolia.
Goddess name "Zu" Akkadian A lesser divinity of Akkadian mythology, and the son of the bird Goddess Siris. Both Zu and Siris are seen as massive birds who can breathe fire and water, although Zu is alternately seen as a lion-headed eagle