Namtar - God of Death. - Babylonian God. Namtar Namtaru Namtara is a God of death and minister and messenger of An Ereshkigal and Nergal.
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Namtar - God of Death. - Babylonian God

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Namtar - God of Death.

Namtar (Namtaru, Namtara) is a God of death, and minister and messenger of An, Ereshkigal, and Nergal. He commanded sixty diseases in the form of demons that could penetrate different parts of the human body; offerings to him were made to prevent those illnesses.

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Area of Influence:
Death

Babylonian

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Babylonian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Hadad

God of Storms and Rain.

God

Ishtar

Goddess of fertility and War.

Goddess

Kingu

God of Darkness.

God

Lakhmu

Protective God

God

Mylitta

Moon Goddess of love, beauty, fertility and childbirth

Goddess

Nabu

God of Writing and Scribes.

God

Namtar

God of Death.

God

Nintinugga

Goddess of healing.

Goddess

Nusku

God of light and fire.

God

Sarpanit

Mother Goddess.

Goddess

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