(Sumerian ‘Lord Wind’). City-god of Nippur and highest god of the Sumerian-Akkadian Pantheon in the 3rd and the 1st half of the 2nd millennium BC. His place was taken in the 1st millennium by Marduk, the god of Babylon. His spouse was Ninlil ( Mylissa).
Marduk; Mesopotamia; Nippur
T. Jacobsen, Treasures of Darkness, 1976.
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Renger, Johannes (Berlin),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e330640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510