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Tiamat

'Tiamat' is Akkadian for the sea.[I38]
One of the three primeval trinity of gods.
[I38]
She is a dragon-like monster of original chaos.
[I38]
Personification of salt water.
[I38]
Developed from the Sumerian Nammu.
[P48]
Worshipped from c. 2000 BC to c. 200 BC.
[J22]
She combined with the underground fresh waters (Apsu) and gave birth to eleven monsters
[J22] (Eleven Mighty Helpers) and used them in her fight against Marduk.[O28]
Marduk later splits her in two to form heaven and the earth
[I38]
In another version, she is Tauthe and the consort of Apason.
[R69]



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