Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

ANSHAR

Babylonian Sky God

Also known as ANSAR, ANSHUR, ASHUR, ASSHUR

Paternal God of the Sky and the Horizon

That might sound dull, but in those ancient times there was nothing much else to be the God of.

His consort is the Earth Mama and Horizon Goddess Kishar. Who also happens to be his sister. Together they opened new horizons by producing Anu and Ea.

Anshar Facts and Figures

Name: Anshar
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ANSAR, ANSHUR, ASHUR, ASSHUR

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

In charge of: the Sky
Area of expertise: Sky, Skies

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 262

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Article last revised on September 26, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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