MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGY

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GESHTINANNA

Mesopotamian Wine Goddess

Sumerian Goddess of Wine

Goddess from er... Ur. Sister of ISHTAR.

She may have been chosen to stand in for DUMUZI at times so he could supervise his earthly brewing interests. No one could brew beer like he did. We feel bribery was involved here somewhere and there was a flourishing Underworld bootlegging racket in progress.

GESHTINANNA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : GESHTINANNA
Area or people : Sumer
Location : Mesopotamia
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Wine
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3930

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Article last updated on 21 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GESHTINANNA: Goddess of Wine from Mesopotamian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 21 Jan. 2014. Web. 25 July 2014.

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