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List of Gods   : "BabylonianAkkadian"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Ama-arhus" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Fertility goddess. Mentioned in texts as being among the pantheon at Uruk in Hellenistic times but also found as an earlier manifestation of the god GULA. Also Arad-Ama-arhus, Amat-Ama-arhus....
Goddess name "Amasagnul" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Fertility goddess. Mentioned in prebend documents from the Hellenistic period at Uruk and thought to be the consort of the god PAPSUKKAL....
God name "Anm (1)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Creator god. Consort of ANTU(m). Derived from the older Sumerian god AN. Anu features strongly in the akitu festival in Babylon, Uruk and other cities until the Hellenic period and possibly as late as 200 BC. Some of his later pre-eminence may be attributable to identification with the Greek god of heaven, ZEUS, and with OURANOS....
Deity name "Ans ar" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Primordial deity. Mentioned in the Babylonian creation epic Enuma Elis' as one of a pair of offspring (with KIS'AR) of LAHMU and LAHAMU, and who in turn created ANU. Ans'ar is linked with heaven while Kis'ar is identified with earth....
Goddess name "Anunitu" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Mother goddess. See also ANTU....
Goddess name "Belet-Ili (lady of tbe gods)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Mother goddess. Known in Babylon and probably modeled on NINHURSAG A....
God name "Ellil" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Creator god. See also ENLIL....
God name "Ennugi" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / BabylonianAkkadian God. The attendant and throne-bearer of ENLIL (ELLIL)....
God name "Gerra" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of fire. Derived from the Sumerian GIBIL, he is the son of ANU and ANUNITU and becomes largely syncretized with both ERRA and NERGAL....
God name "Giszida" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / BabylonianAkkadian God. See Nin-giszida. See also NINGISZIDA....
God name "Is”um" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. The brother of SAMAS', the Sun god, and an attendant of the plague god ERRA. He may have been a god of fire and, according to texts, led the gods in war as a herald but was nonetheless generally regarded as benevolent. Known particularly from the Babylonian legend of Erra and Is“um. Also ENDURSAGA....
God name "Kakka" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. He was the attendant and minister of state to both ANU and ANS AR, and is known particularly from the text of Nergal and Ere skigal....
Deity name "Lahamu" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Primordial deity. Known from the Babylonian creation epic Enuma Elis as one of a pair who were created by TIAMAT from the primeval ocean and who, it is suggested, were represented by the silt of the sea-bed. Lahamu and LAHMU in turn created ANS'AR and KIS'AR, who created ANU....
Deity name "Lahmu" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Primordial deity. Known from the Babylonian creation epic Enuma Elis as one of a pair who were created by TIAMAT from the primeval ocean and who, it is suggested, were represented by the silt of the sea-bed. Lahmu and LAHAMU in turn created ANS'AR and KIS'AR, who created ANU....
God name "Mes Ai Du" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / BabylonianAkkadian God. Probably an alternative title for the Sun god (see S AMAS )....
Goddess name "Nanaja" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Fertility goddess. She is also a war goddess who became syncretized with the Babylonian TAS METU....
God name "Nin-Ildu" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of carpenters. Minor tutelary deity....
God name "Ningiszida" Mesopotamian / Sumerian / BabylonianAkkadian The god of light coming from the horizon. Tutelary god of Gudea of Lagas,, the son of NINAZU. Identified in Akkadian texts and on a seal of Gudea. Also GISZIDA....
God name "Ninkigal" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Chthonic god. Worshiped at Ur and Umma during the period of the third dynasty of Ur. Celebrations included the eses monthly lunar festivals....
God name "Pap-nigin-gara (lord of the boundary stone)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of war. Syncretized with NINURTA....
God name "Papsukkal" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Messenger god. Identified in late Akkadian texts and known chiefly from Hellenistic Babylonian times. His consort is AMASAGNUL and he acts as both messenger and gatekeeper for the rest of the pantheon. A sanctuary, the E-akkil, is identified from the Mesopotamian site of Mkis'. He becomes syncretized with NINS'UBUR....
God name "Sakka(n)" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of cattle. A patron god of herdsmen, probably deriving from the Sumerian god LAHAR. Also Amakandu, Sumuqan....
God name "Sin" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian moon god. Derived from the older Sumerian model of NANNA. His consort is NIKKAL (NINGAL). He is symbolized by the new moon and perceived as a bull whose horns are the crescent of the moon. Cult centers are identified at Ur, Harran and Neirab. Also Suen (archaic)....
God name "Sirsir" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of mariners. The guardian of boatmen....
God name "Sullat" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian Minor god. An attendant of the Sun god S AMAS ....
Goddess name "Ua-Tldak" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian vegetation goddess. The deity responsible for pastures and poplar trees....
God name "Zababa" Mesopotamian / BabylonianAkkadian God of war. The tutelary god of the city of Kis,, whose sanctuary is the E-meteursag. Also Zamama....