Deity List Exam 1

Deity List Exam 1 - Religion: Mesopotamian Powers: Babylon...

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Enlil: Name: Enlil (Sumerians), Ellil or Bel (to the Akkadians, Hittites, and Canaanites). Culture: originally Sumerian, but he continued to exist in later pantheons. Domain: Enlil is a sky god; he has power over the atmosphere and winds, he is also the king of the gods and has many other aspects, such as inventor of the pickaxe. Enki: Name of Deity: Enki Culture: Sumerian Job: Deity of crafts, water, intelligence, and creation City: Eridu Ishtar: Origin: Mesopotamia/Babylon Goddess of fertility, love, and war “divine personification of the planet Venus” related to Sumerian goddess Inanna and Greek goddess Aphrodite Name: Marduk
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Unformatted text preview: Religion: Mesopotamian Powers: Babylon (city god), weather, water, vegetation, judgment and magic Name: Sin Religion: Mesopotamian Powers: moon, guidance and protection of travelers Name: Osiris Religion: Egyptian Powers: god of the dead, sun, and renewed fertility Name: Horus Religion: Egyptian Powers: sky, sun, war, kingship Name:Isis Religion: Egyptian Goddess Powers: Goddess of Magic, “giver of life”, goddess of rebirth, Lady of Bread, of beer, of green fields, Goddess of the family, Mistress of Shelter, Mistress of the Two Lands of Egypt, Mistress of Heaven, Mistress of the House of Life...
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