MIDDLE-EAST MYTHOLOGY

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ASHIMA

Middle-Eastern Ruler God

A God of the Hamathites

Mentioned in 2Kings 17:30 of the Old Testament.

Not much is known about him. Tradition has it that he’s a hairless Goat God of Woods and Shepherds, which seems to be pandering towards PAN.

Many attempts have been made to identify him with other Gods of the region. The most plausible theory states that he’s a local River God named after the river Ashmaya. But no-one really knows and, after all this time, poor old ASHIMA is well and truly buried in obscurity.

ASHIMA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ASHIMA
Area or people : Samaria
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Ruling
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2316

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Article last updated on 29 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. "ASHIMA: Ruler God from Middle-Eastern mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 July 2014.

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