MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGY

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

 


Share this page with other mortals!

Permalink:

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 : 4213

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.


.

Article last updated on 21 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page


The Gods told us to do it. Go to top

INTRO
Introduction to the Mesopotamian section

EXPLORE
Browse our entries on Mesopotamian mythology

FIND GODS
Search the Holy Database of All Known Gods

A-Z INDEX
List of deity names from Mesopotamian mythology