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Seven wise-men and the attending deities of the god Enki.

 

Adrammelech

Babylonian god (possibly of the sun) to whom babies were burned in sacrifice.

Alauwaimis

Demon which drives away evil sickness.

Amurru

Akkadian god of mountains and nomads.

An

Summerian god of heaven.

Anu

Summerian and Babylonian god of the sky, father of the gods and most powerful deity of the pantheon.

Apsu

Summerian and Akkadian god of the primordial sweet waters - as opposed to the primordial bitter waters of Chaos.

Arazu

Babylonian god of completed construction.

Baal

God of the sun and crop fertility, widely venerated throughout the Fertile Crescent and the Middle East.

Babbar

Sumerian sun god. Equatedwith the Babylonian Shamash.

Beletseri

Akkadian 'clerk' of the Underworld, who kept records of human activities so that she could advise on their final judgment after death. She is called Queen of the Desert.

Dagon

vegetation and fertility god.

Dumuzi

Summerian form of Tammuz, a god of vegetation, fertility and the Underworld. Possibly the husband of Inanna.

Ea

Summerian and Babylonian god of sweet waters, he is the patron of wisdom, magic and medical science.

Ebeh

Summerian mountain god.

Ellil

Akkadian form of the god Enlil. God of wind and earth.

Enmesarra

God of the underworld and the lord of mes - the power underlying society and civilization.

Ennugi

God of irrigation and canals.

Erra

God of war, death and other disasters.

Gibil

Summerian god of light and fire.

Girru

Akkadian god of light and fire. He is the messenger of the gods.

Humbaba

God of the cedar forest.

Ishkur

Summerian god of storms and rain.

Kaksisa

God of the star Sirius.

Kulla

The Babylonian god who restores temples.

Kusag

God who is high priest of the gods, the patron od priests in Babylonia.

Lahar

Summerian god of cattle and sheep.

Lamastu

Demon who causes fever and childhood diseases.

Marduk

God of thunderstorms, fertility, and the supreme leader of the gods after defeating Tiamat. Later known as Bel or Baal.

Martu

God of destruction by storms and of the steppes.

Mummu

Summerian and Babylonian god of craftsmen and technical skill.

Nabu

Summerian and Babylonian god of knowledge, writing, and scribe of the gods.

Namtar

God of the Summerian underworld and the bringer of disease and pestilence to humans.

Nanna

Summerian god of the moon. Equivalent to Babylonian god Sin.

Nergal

Evil god of the underworld who brings sickness, fear and war on mankind. He is the consort of the death-goddess Ereshkigal.

Nin-agal

God of smiths.

Ninazu

Babylonian god of magic incantations.

Ningirsu

Summerian and Babylonian god of rain, fertility and irrigation.

Ningizzida

God of healing and magic. Sometimes pictured as a serpent with a human head.

Ninurta

God of rain, fertility, thunderstorms, the plow, floods, wells, and the south wind.

Nusku

Summerian god of light and fire.

Papsukkel

Minister and messenger of the Summerian gods.

Rimmon

Babylonian god of storms.

Salbatanu

God of the planet Mars.

Samuqan

God of cattle.

Sataran

Divine judge and healer.

Shamash

Summerian god of the sun, judge and law-giver of the people. He is the husband of Ishtar.

Shulpae

God of feasting.

Shutu

God of illness and the South Wind.

Sibzianna

Summerian god of the star Orion.

Sin

Summerian god of the moon, the calendar, and the fixed seasons.

Sulpa'e

God of fertility, wild animals and the planet Jupiter.

Tammuz

Akkadian vegetation god and the symbol of death and rebirth in nature. The 'corn king' of Wiccan worship.

Umunmutamku

Babylonian deiety who presents offerings to the gods after they have been made by humans.

Zakar

Babylonian god of dreams as messages from the gods.



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