Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

AMURRU

Babylonian and Akkadian Mountain God

Also known as MARTU

Lonesome God of Mountain Pining

An Amorite God of the Akkadian Mountains. He’s also the God of Nomads and Wandering Peoples — and might even cover hermits, loners and other mountain-based people.

His wife is Belet-Seri, who works in the Office of Underworld Records. Presumably she has to commute to work every morning.

Amurru Facts and Figures

Name: Amurru
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MARTU

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Babylon, Akkadia, Sumer
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Mountains
Area of expertise: Mountain, Mountains

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 145

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Article last revised on May 24, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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