Anu - God of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods - Sumerian God. Anu sky heaven was a sky-god the god of heaven lord of constellations king of gods spirits and demons and dwelt in the highest heavenly regions.
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Anu - God of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods

Anu ("sky, heaven") was a sky-god, the god of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods, spirits and demons, and dwelt in the highest heavenly regions. He was part of a triad of gods with Enlil (god of the air) and Enki (god of water).  According to legends, An took over heaven when Ki (Earth) gave birth to Enlil (god of the air) and separated Heaven and Earth.

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Sumerian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Adad

God of Weather.

God

Anu

God of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods

God

Ashur

Patron God of Assur.

God

Dagan

Fertility god of grain and fish.

God

Enki

God of the Sea and River.

God

Enlil

God of breath, wind, loft and breadth.

God

Gibil

God of Fire.

God

Inanna

Queen of Heaven and Mother Goddess.

Goddess

Ishara

Goddess of Love

Goddess

Marduk

God of water, vegetation, judgment, and magic.

God

Ninhursag

Earth goddess and goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Ninkasi

Goddess of alcohol.

Goddess

Ninlil

Goddess of the air, and the South Wind

Goddess

Ninurta

God of War.

God

Shala

Goddess of grain and compassion.

Goddess

Shamash

Sun God

God

Sin

Moon God

God

Tammuz

God of food and vegetation.

God

Tiamat

Sea Goddess

Goddess

Utu

Sun God

God

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