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List of Gods : "Sumeria"
NameOriginDescription
Abgal Sumeria Seven wise-men and the attending deities of the god Enki. Sumeria
Abgal/ Apkallu Sumeria 7 spirits that derived from the the Abzu
Abziu Sumeria/ Mesopotamia The primordial deity of underground water
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.
An Sumeria God of the Underworld and chief deity Sumeria
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.
Antu Babylon/ Akkadia She is derived from the older Sumeria Ki
Anunit aka Anunitu Chaldea The Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic goddess Astarte. Anunit, Astarte and Atarsamain are alternative names for Ishtar. Chaldea
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.
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Ashnan Sumeria Goddess of drunkenness, wine and grains Sumeria
Ashnan/ Asnan Sumeria A goddess of drunkenness, wine & grains
Baba Sumeria Goddess of healing and fertility. Sumeria
Bau Sumeria Goddess of fertility, depicted with the head of a dog, and her name means 'bark', 'woof'. Bau was known as the patron deity of Lagash. Sumeria
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.
Damu Sumeria God of exorcism. Sumeria
Dazimus Sumeria Goddess of healing. Sumeria
Dilmun Sumeria God of fresh water Sumeria
Dimme Sumeria Female demon of fever and and diseases of infants. There were seven evil spirits of this kind, who were apparently regarded as being daughters of Anu, the god of the heavens. Sumeria
Dumuzi Sumeria A shepherd god & the Jewish Tammuz
Duttur Sumeria Goddess of ewes. Sumeria
Emes Sumeria God of vegetation. Sumeria
Enbilulu Sumerian A river god in charge of the sacred rivers Tigris and Euphrates. He was also the deity of canals, irrigation and farming. Sumerian
Endukugga Sumeria God of the Underworld Sumeria
Enki/ Ea Sumeria/ Mesopotamia A creator god, water, cunning & fertility
Enkimdu Sumeria God of canals, ditches, irrigation and sedentary farming. Sumeria
Enlil Sumeria God of air and weather. One of four Sumerian creating gods. Sumeria
Enmesarra Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia The god of law
Enmesharra Sumerian A god of the underworld who often worked with Enbilulu to bring water to the surface of the Earth. Sumerian
Ennugi Sumeria Attendant and throne bearer god. A younger brother of Sin, he was also the god of Irrigation and a canal inspector. Sumeria
Erishkigal Sumeria A goddess of the underworld
Ezinu Sumerian The Sumerian goddess of grain.
Gangir/ Hegir-Nuna Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A goddess
Gatumdug/ Gula Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A fertility goddess as well as the tutelary goddess of Lagas
Gerra Mesopotamia/ Babylon/ Akkadia The god of fire who was the Sumeria god Gibil
Gestin-Ana/ Gestianna? Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A minor goddess
Gestinanna Sumerian An oracular Goddess and an interpreter of dreams. Also fond of sheep. Sumerian
Gibil/ Girra/ Girru Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A Fire God
Gidim Sumerian The spirits of the dead, living in the Netherworld. Sumerian
Gilgames Sumeria Early historical King of Uruk, who later became and deified and was considered a god of the underworld. Sumeria
Gilgamesh Greek A demigod of superhuman strength who built a great wall to defend his people from external threats, a sort of Sumerian equivalent to the Greek Heracles.
Girru Sumeria The god of fire and light and the patron of the arts and the god of civilization. Sumeria
Gubarra Sumerian Fire goddess. Sumerian
Gula/ Gula Bau Babylon/ Sumeria A mother goddess of creativity, fire & with the power to inflict/ cure disease
Gunura Sumeria Goddess who had a seat named 'House Pure Heaven,' in the Temple at Babil. Sumeria
Hanis Sumerian A small-time god who, along with Sullat will escort Adad when he brings the flood. Sumerian
Inana Mesopotamian/ Sumeria A goddess of fertility, of love & war
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.
Inanna Mesopotamia Inana, the original "Holy Virgin," as the Sumerians called her, is the first known divinity associated with the planet Venus. This Sumerian goddess became identified with the Semitic goddesses Ishtar and later Astarte, Egyptian Isis, Greek Aphrodite, Etruscan Turan and the Roman Venus. Mesopotamia
Inanna Sumeria A goddess of heaven, light, long life, the moon, & war
Innana Sumeria Goddess of love, procreation, and war Sumeria.
Ismud Sumerian The visier of Enki, whose secrets he kept. Sumerian
Ki/ Kiki Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A chthonic principal, feminine in nature
Kiskil-lilla Sumeria Your spirit is blasphemed and this night demon will get you. Sumeria
Lahama Sumeria The water condition demons that it belonged to Enki
Lahar Sumeria Cattle-god sent by Enlil and Enki from heaven to earth in order to make abundant its cattle. He is the brother of Ashnan. Lahar, along with his sister, were created in the creation chamber of the gods so the Annunnaki might have food and clothes. Sumeria
Lulal Sumeria The younger son of Inanna. He was the patron deity of Bad-tibira while his older brother, Shara was located at neighboring Umma. Sumeria
Mami Sumeria Goddess of drunkenness and midwives Sumeria
Mami/ Mama Sumeria A goddess of drunkenness & midwives
Martu Sumeria 'He who dwells on the pure mountain' and is sometimes described as a 'shepherd', a son of the sky-god Anu. Sumeria
Me Na/ Ninmenta Mesopotamia/ Sumeria Unknown god
Meslamtaea Sumeria God, possibly of war Sumeria
Mulliltu Sumerian The consort goddess of Enlil. Sumerian
Musdamma Sumeria The one whose footers once laid down do not sag, whose lasting house once built does not collapse, whose vault reaches to mid-sky like a rainbow, Musdamma, great builder of Enlil, Enki placed in charge of them. Sumeria
Nammu Sumeria Goddess of the primeval sea that gave birth to An (heaven) and Ki (earth) and the first gods. Sumeria
Nanai Sumeria Stellar deity Sumeria
Nanna Sumeria God of the moon. Sumeria
Nanna/ As-im-babbar Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Iraq A moon god
Nidaba Sumeria Goddess of fertility, in particular of the date palm and the reed. Sumeria
Nin Ezan [La]/ Gula Sumeria A goddess of healing
Nin Mar Ki/ Ninmah Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A goddess goddess
Nin Ur/ Ninur Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A god
Nin'insinna Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A fertility goddess
Nin-Ezan Sumeria Goddess of healing. Sumeria
Nin-sar Sumeria Minor goddess of plants. Sumeria
Ninazu Sumeria A god of the underworld, and of healing. Sumeria
Nindub Sumeria A divine architect who was "to build the House in accordance with the Holy Planet she instructed thee." Sumeria
Ningikuga Sumeria ("Lady of the Pure Reed"). A goddess of reeds and marshes. She was one of the consorts of Enki, by whom she became the mother of Ningal, and the daughter of An and Nammu. Sumeria
Ningilin Sumeria "Ningilin may at an early date have been confused with a god of magic called Ningirima, who was invoked in spells to drive away snakes." Sumeria
Ningilin/ Ninkilum Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A rather obscure god
Ningirsu Sumeria A solar deity. Sumeria
Ningis Zi Da Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian The god of light coming from harassing & tutelary god ofGudea[Lagas]
Ningishzida Sumerian An underworld Mesopotamian deity, the patron of medicine, and also a God of nature. His name in Sumerian means "lord of the good tree". Sumerian
Ningizzida Sumeria 'Lord of the Tree of Life'. A fertility god sometimes depicted as a serpent with a human head, but later he became a god of healing and magic. The companion of Dumuzi (Tammuz) with whom it stood at the gate of heaven. Sumeria
Ninhursaga Sumeria Mother divinity and goddess of wild animals, plants and fertility. Sumeria
Ninhursagaa/ Nintu Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian/ Iraq The goddess of the earth and creator of humans, fertility & productivity
Ninkaranunna Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A Barber god
Ninkasi Sumeria Ancient matron goddess of beer. One of the eight children created in order to heal one of the eight wounds that Enki receives. Sumeria
Ninkurra Sumeria A minor mother goddess. Sumeria
Ninlil Sumeria "lady of the open field"). After her death, she became the goddess of the air, like Enlil. She may be the Goddess of the South Wind referred to in the story of Adapa, as her husband Enlil was associated with northerly winter storms. Sumeria
Ninmah Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A mother goddess
Ninmah aka Ninhursag Sumeria Was the earth and mother-goddess, one of the seven great deities of Sumer. Sumeria
Ninmena Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A another mother goddess
Ninmenta Sumeria Ninmenta was stunned at these words of the Anzu chick. Ninmenta gave out a wail: 'And what about me? These me have not fallen into my hand. I shall not exercise their lordship. I shall not live like him in the shrine, in the abzu.' Father Enki in the abzu knew what had been said. Sumeria
Ninsikil Origin A tutelary goddess of Dilmun, the place of assembly of the gods, their meeting place and, so far as the Sumerians were concerned, the place of their origin. Her name means the pure queen.
Ninsubar Sumeria Messenger goddess not to be consused with the goddess Inana. Sumeria
Ninsun Akkadia Mother of Gilgamesh and the wild bull Dumuzi, and wife of Lugalbands. A goddess of Gudea, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Akkadia and Sumeria. Aka, "Rimat-Ninsun", the "august cow", the "Wild Cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great Queen.
Ninsun[a] Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadian A cow goddess that was the tutelary goddess of Gudea
Ninsuna Sumeria The "august cow", the "Wild Cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great Queen". A goddess, best known as the mother of the legendary hero Gilgamesh. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Ninsun is depicted as a human queen who lives in Uruk with her son as king. Sumeria
Nintinugga/ Gula Mesopotamia/ Sumeria A goddess
Nintu Sumeria Ninhursag, the earth and mother-goddess, one of the seven great deities of Sumer. She is principally a fertility goddesses. Sumeria
Ninurta Sumeria The deity in charge of the violent and destructive south wind
Ninurta Sumeria Worshipped as part of a triad of deities including his father Enlil and his mother Ninlil. Ninurta often appears holding a bow and arrow and a mace named Sharur to which he speaks when attacking the monster Imdugud, and which answers back. Sumeria
Nissaba Sumeria Nisaba or Nidaba, goddess of fertility, in particular of the date palm and the reed. In Assyrian times, she came to be regarded as the goddess of writing, learning and astrology. Sumeria
Nunbarsegunu Sumerian An alternate name for the Goddess Nisaba, mother of Ninlil, the Sumerian goddess of fertility, in particular of the date palm and the reed. Sumerian
Pa-bil-sag Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia The tutelary god of Isin
Qudsu W Sumeria the personification of holiness
Sadarnuna Sumeria Goddess of the new moon. Sumeria
Sakkan Sumeria The god of animal husbandry and the fecundity of cattle. Sumeria
Sarrahitu/ Sarra Itu Mesopotamia/ Sumeria/ Babylon/ Akkadia A fertility goddess that started out being the tutelary goddess of the city of Su-Sin
Siduri Sumeria Minor goddess of happiness, merriment, wine making, brewing and of wisdom Sumeria
Sul-Pa-e The Sumeria Astral and fertility god, a personification of the planet Jupiter Sumeria/Mia
Sulsaga Sumeria Astral goddess Sumeria
Tammuz Shumerian A Sumerian shepherd-god
Tammuz Sumeria A god of agriculture
Tiamat Babylonian The primordial mother goddess in Babylonian and Sumerian mythology, and a central figure in the Enuma Elish creation epic.
Uras Sumeria Urash, a goddess of earth, and one of the consorts of the sky god An. She is the mother of the goddess Nininsinna. Sumeria
Utnapishtim Sumerian Utnapishtim is the wise king of the Sumerian city state of Shuruppak who, along with his wife, survived a great flood sent by Enlil to drown every living thing on Earth. Utnapishtim was secretly warned by the water god Ea of Enlil's planned and constructed a great boat or ark to save himself, his family and representatives of each species of animal.
Uttu Sumeria The goddess of weaving and clothing. Sumeria
Utu Sumeria God of the sun and justice who rules the fate of the dead. Sumeria