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Nergal

Alternative parentage: Enil and
Inanna[R69]

God of war, sudden death and the underworld.
[J22]
Originally an earth-god who brought plagues.
[I38]
Born in the underworld after Ninlil followed Enlil there.
[R69]
Worshipped from c. 3500 BC to c. 200 BC.
[J22]
His cult centres were Kuth and Tarbisu
.[J22]
By the Hellenic period, he was identified with Herakles
.[J22]
Or consort of Ereskigal instead of Gugulanna.[R69]
Also Akkadian-Babylonian.
[J22]


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