Middle-eastern Mythology

The Gods of Old Testament Times...

ASHUR

Assyrian War God

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

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:

Gender: Male
Type: God
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: 147

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Article last revised on May 14, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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