MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGY

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

ANSHAR

Mesopotamian Sky God

Also known as ANSAR, ANSHUR, ASHUR, ASSHUR

Paternal God of the Sky and the Horizon

That might sound dull, but in those ancient times there was nothing much else to be the God of.

His consort is the Earth Mama and Horizon Goddess KISHAR. Who also happens to be his sister. Together they opened new horizons by producing ANU and EA.

ANSHAR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ANSHAR
Area or people : Babylon, Akkadian
Location : Mesopotamia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Sky
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ANSAR, ANSHUR, ASHUR, ASSHUR
Popularity index : 7651
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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Anshar: Mesopotamian God of the Sky." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 14 September 2014.

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