Objects & Places from Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others

Stephanie Dalley
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Mesopotamia

This was an urban civilization based on irrigation, trade, and story-telling.

Akkadian

This is a blanket term for languages of Semitic Babylonia and Assyria.

Tigris and Euphrates

These river were vital to the people of Mesopotamia and feature heavily in their myths.

Tablet of Destinies

This is a powerful object used by the gods to record the fates of everyone and everything.

Bull of Heaven

This was the first husband of the queen of the Underworld who was slain by Gilgamesh and Enkidu.

Anunnaki

This expression is used in reference to the older gods of fertility and the Underworld.

Igigi

This word encompasses the greatest beings within the younger generation of gods.

Lamhu-hero

This expression is a description of the primeval heroes of mankind who controlled the bolt to the sea.

Sebitti

This is a group of terrible, fierce warrior gods who go to battle in these...

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