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1 article for "Enlil"

Enlil [ ]

Ancient Mesopotamian god (later known as Elil) associated with wind, air, earth, and storms. He is first attested as the chief deity of the Sumerian pantheon, but he was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Hurrians.

Enlil also features prominently in several myths involving his son Ninurta, including AnzĂ» and the Tablet of Destinies and Lugale.

See also:
♦ Marduk


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