AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

ABASSI

African Creator God

Nigerian Creator God and Lord of the Sky

On the suggestion of his wife ATAI, ABASSI invented the first humans and somewhat nervously introduced them into the wild.

As he feared, the first couple quickly discovered sex, and pretty soon were doing their own creating. This created a terrible over-population problem, and made ABASSI feel rather insecure. So ATAI gave humanity two gifts, Argument and Death, to keep the numbers under control.

ABASSI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ABASSI
Area or people : Efik people of Nigeria
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 19576

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Article last updated on 09 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ABASSI: God of Creation from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 09 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 July 2014.

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