ARINNAAlso known as ARINIDDU
Mother Goddess of the Sun.
Her consort, the Storm God, is a bit of a mystery. Although he's the Top God of the Hittites and very very important, no-one knows who he is. His name has been lost in the mists of time. It's therefore likely to be rather unmemorable.
The Hittites were quite happy to worship any God who happened to be passing, which can only lead to further confusion. But it seems that their mysterious Storm God eventually became amalgamated with TESHUB.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Area or people : Hittite
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ARINIDDU
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