Mesopotamian Mythology

The Ancient Gods of Sumer and Babylon...

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Sumerian Moon God

Also known as Nanna-Suen, Ašimbabbar, Ash-im-babbar, Ashimbabbar

Picture of the Mesopotamian Moon God Nanna from our Mesopotamian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Sumerian Moon God

He was born in hell, and then given a girly name. Being born in darkness also left him pale and cold. So he is now prone to fits of waxing and waning. Also known as Sin to the Akkadians which can’t help matters.

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Nanna Facts and Figures

Name: Nanna
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Nanna-Suen, Ašimbabbar, Ash-im-babbar, Ashimbabbar

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

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 160

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Article last revised on May 24, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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