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(Sumerian) The moon-God, child of Enlil and Ninlil, husband of Ningal, and in at least one tradition the father of Utu and Inanna....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
(Sumerian) "Lady of the Thousand Offices", She is the primary female Deity of Her people, and in some ways the focus of the entire pantheon. Her epithet refers to the fact that She is Patroness and divine Guide to a myriad different functions and...
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
(Sumerian) Wife of Nanna-Suen, and mother of Utu....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
(Akkadian/Babylonian) The later-era version of Nanna-Suen, the moon God....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
(Sumerian) The sun-God, son of Nanna-Suen, and twin brother of Inanna. He represents all the primary solar virtues, light, warmth, and the blessed energy of growth in crops....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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The Sumerians left clay tablets indicating such worship to the moon god like Nanna, Asimbabbar, and Suen; all represented the crescent moon. The moon worship to Suen god was the prominent religion for the Assyrians, Babylonians, and Akkadians.
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التقاويم وتسميات الشهور وأخبار الدهور
و أكثر الأسماء شيوعاً كان نانا، سون، عظيم بابا Nanna, ” Suen, Asimbabbar ” كوسوه، Kusuh . وهذا الإله كان يرمز له بالهلال. وفي الشام كان يرمز للإله سين بهلال.

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