MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGY

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SHUTU

Mesopotamian Wind God

Rather touchy God of Winds and River Breezes

Apparently he’s as temperamental as most other Wind Gods and is likely to blow you off-course if you don’t treat him with respect.

ADAPA was so irritated by SHUTU whizzing around his head like an enormous windy fly that he pulled his wings off. Which must have been somewhat embarrassing.

Of course, being a God, SHUTU grew them back almost instantly. And then instigated a lawsuit for damages.

SHUTU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SHUTU
Area or people : Babylon
Location : Mesopotamia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Wind
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 4141

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Article last updated on 22 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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