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Babylonian Mythology

Babylonian Mythology

Adapa

Adapa (man) In Near Eastern mythology, Babylonian hero who lost the gift of immortality for humankind through a trick of ...
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Allallu

Allallu :  In the Babylonian epic poem Gilgamesh, a fantastic bird destroyed by the goddess Ishtar. The goddess at one ...
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Anunnaki

Anunnaki (Anunna, Anunnake, Ennuki) : In Near Eastern mythology (Babylonian), gods or spirits of the underworld, opposed to the Igigi, ...
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Aralu

Aralu (Arallu, Irkalla) In Near Eastern mythology, the Babylonian land of the dead, ruled over by the goddess Ereshkigal and ...
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Av

Av (Ab) Fifth month in the cultic calendar of the ancient Babylonians. Av corresponds to parts of July and August ...
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Benini

Benini : In Near Eastern mythology (Babylonian), a monster with the face of a bird or raven. Benini, along with ...
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Etana

Etana (Etanna) (strong) In Near Eastern mythology (Babylonian), hero who ascended to the heavens on the back of an eagle ...
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Humbaba

Humbaba (Huwawa, Kumbaba) In the Babylonian epic poem Gilgamesh, demon-spirit, guardian of the sacred Cedar Tree, killed by Gilgamesh and ...
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Ubshukinna

Ubshukinna (Ubshukenna, Upshukkinaku) (chamber of destinies) In Near Eastern mythology (Babylonian), heavenly council hall of the gods. It was reproduced ...
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Zag-Muk

Zag-Muk (Zagmuku) Babylonian New Year festival held in spring in honor of the great hero god Marduk, who on that ...
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