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Sumerian Mythology: Index


Name
Description
Ab God of wisdom; father of Abzu
Abtagigi Goddess of harlots
Abu Vegetation/healing god; son of Nihursaga
Abzu God of underground waters; father of An
Alad Udug Lama Guardian deities
Alulim The first man
An (1) Supreme Creator god
An (2)
Sky goddess?
Anunnaki Children and courtiers of the god of heaven
Aruru Mother goddess; sister of Enlil
Asag Illness-causing demon
Asai A god; brother of Negun
Asalluha Messenger-god; son of Enki
Ashnan Goddess of grain; daughter of Enki
Baba Healing goddess; Daughter of An
Babbar[109] Sun god[109]
Belili Moon-goddess; goddess of love and the underworld; sister-wife of Dumuzi
Damgalnuna Mother goddess; consort of Enki
Dazimus Healing goddess; daughter of Nihursaga
Dimmea[R69] A monster that caused illness in child-bearing
Dumuzi God of fertility, flocks, grain, herds and god of the underworld; son of Ninsun
Egime Sister and consort of Lil
Emes God of vegetation
Emmer Goddess of vegetation; daughter of Enki
Enbilulu God of canals, irrigation and farming
Endukugga God of the underworld; consort of Nindukugga
Endursaga Herald-god
Enki God of wisdom and sweet water; son of An (1)
Enkidu A warrior; companion of Gilgamesh
Enkimdu God of canals and ditches
Enlil God of the air; son of An
Enmesarra God of law; brother of Enten
Ennugi God of canals and rivers
Enshag Healing god; son of Nihursaga
Enten Fertility god and god of farmers; brother of Enmesarra
Ereskigal Goddess of the underworld; sister of Inanna
Galla Demons
Gangir Goddess; daughter of Baba
Gatumdug Fertility goddess; daughter of An
Geshtinanna Wine-goddess; sister of Inanna
Gestu God of intellect
Gabil God of fire; son of An
Gangir Goddess; daughter of Babas
Gigim[R69] A ghost or spirit of the underworld[R69]
Gilgamesh Semi-divine king of Urak
Gudanna A celestial bull
Gugulanna A god of the underworld; consort of Ereskigal
Gula Goddess of healing and death; consort of Ninurta
Gunura Goddess of uncertain status; sister of Dumuzi
Hahanu God of uncertain status
Haia God of store-houses; father of Ninlil
Hayasum God of uncertain status
Hendursaga God of law
Husbishag Goddes of the underworld; consort of Namtar
Igigi Sky gods
Imgug A divine eagle
Inanna Goddess of fertility, love and war; daughter of Nanna
Ishkur God of rain and thunder; son of Nammu
Ishum[R69] A god; advisor to Marduk[R69]
Isimud Messenger god
Istaran God of medicine
Kabta God of artisans
Kengida[R69] One of Enlil's deity messengers[R69]
Ki Goddess of the earth and underworld; consort of An
Kingaludda[R69]   One of Enlil's deity messengers[R69]
Kulla God of bricks and tools
Kus God of herdsmen
Lahar God of cattle
Lil A deity; consort of Araru
Lilith Goddess of desolation
Lugalbanda God and king of Uruk; father of Gilgamesh
Lugal-irra Underworld god
Lulal God of uncertain status
Mami Mother goddess
Manungal God of the underworld
Martu Storm god
Mes An Du God of uncertain status
Mes Lam Taea God of war; son of Enlil
Muati God of uncertain status
Mushdamma God of architecture and building
Nammu Goddess of underground waters; consort of Abzu
Namtar Plague-god; consort of Husbishag
Nanna
Moon-god and god of fertility; son of Enlil
Nanse Goddess of justice and floods; daughter of Enkil
Nazi Healing god; son of Nihursaga
Negun Goddess of uncertain status; sister of Asai
Neti God of the underworld
Nergal
God of the war, the underworld and sudden death; son of Enlil
Ninazu God of healing and magic; son of Enlil
Nindara[J22] A god; consort of Nanse[J22]
Nindukugga Goddess of the underworld; consort of Endukugga
Ningal Moon-goddess; consort of Nanna
Ningikuga Goddess of reeds and marshes; consort of Enki
Ningilin God of uncertain status
Ningirama God of magic
Ningirsu God of irrigation; son and consort of Baba
Ningiszida God of light at the horizon; son of Ninazu
Ninhursaga Fertility goddess; daughter of An
Nin-imma Fertility goddess; daughter of Enki
Nin'insinna Fertility goddess; daughter of An
Ninkarnunna God of barbers
Ninkasi Goddess of healing, wine and pleasure; daughter of Nihursaga
Ninkurra Mother goddess; consort of Enlil
Ninlil Goddess of the air and of grain; daughter of Haia
Ninmah Mother goddess; mother of Uttu
Ninmena Mother goddess
Ninsar Mother goddess; daughter of Enkil
Ninsebargunnu Goddess of barley; consort of Haia
Ninsikil Patron goddess of Dilmun; daughter of Enki
Ninshubur Messenger goddess
Nissaba Goddess of wisdom and writing; daughter of An
Ninsun Goddess of the city of Uruk; consort of Lugalbanda
Ninsutu Healing goddess; daughter of Nihursaga
Ninti Healing deity; offspring of Nihursaga
Nintu Mother goddess; consort of Enki
Nintur Healing god; son of Nihursaga
Ninurta God of thunderstorms and farmers; son of Enlil
Nissaba Goddess of wisdom and writing; daughter of An
Nudimudd[J22] Creator god[J22]
Nu Mus Du[J22] Patron deity of the lost city of Kazallu[J22]
Pabilsag Tutelary god of Isin; consort of Nin'insinna
Sara War god; son of Inana
Sarra Itu Fertility goddess
Serida Mother goddess
Shamat A prostitute
Sirara Goddess of the Persian Gulf
Sirtur Goddess of sheep
Sul-pa-e Fertility and sky god; consort of Ninhursaga
Sulsaga[J22] Astral goddess[J22]
Sul-utula[J22] Tutelary god of Enninu[J22]
Sumugan God of the river plains
Tagtug Sumerian hero deified; son of Enki
Uddagubba[R69] One of Enlil's deity messengers[R69]
Uras Earth goddess; consort of An
Utu Sun god and god of justice; son of Nanna
Uttu Goddess of weaving and spiders or of vegetation
We-e Sky god; leader of the Igigi
Zi Life spirits/goddess of life

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