Middle Eastern mythology


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

Assyrian 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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: None known

Gender: Male
Type: deity
Area or people: Assyria
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 19570

Article last updated on 30 November 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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