She was very highly-regarded by the Sumerians, being the embodiment of perfect cowness and bovinity. In fact she was probably the most cowy cow in the world. Dissatisfied farmers would point to her effigy and harangue their livestock: “Now that’s what I call a cow. Why can’t you be more like her?”
Perhaps best known as the mother of Gilgamesh, Ninsun also has the power of divination and can reveal the secrets contained in dreams. Not bad for a cow girl.
Ninsun Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ninsuna, Ninsumun
Area or people: Akkadia, Sumer
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Wisdom
Area of expertise: Wisdom
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 167
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Article last revised on September 25, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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