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ASHUR

Picture of the Middle-Eastern War God ASHUR from our Middle-Eastern mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Middle-Eastern War God

Eagle-esque God of War

Has four wings and the head of an eagle.

A bit of a high flyer, he started out as a parochial City God before swooping down to replace the Babylonian MARDUK as chief God of everything Assyrian.

ASHUR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ASHUR
Area or people : Assyria
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : War
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 6561

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Article last updated on 14 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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