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Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Babylon. By Rachel Allen. Life for the Gods. They lived life thinking that every single happened to show God’s pleasure or displeasure. Ancient Sumerian Gods spoke and entirely different language but still believed in the same Gods. Who are some Gods?.

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life for the gods
Life for the Gods
  • They lived life thinking that every single happened to show God’s pleasure or displeasure.
  • Ancient Sumerian Gods spoke and entirely different language but still believed in the same Gods.
who are some gods
Who are some Gods?

Some Gods are….

Anshar

Anu

Apsu

Damkina

Ea

Enlil

Ishtar

Kishar

Marduk

Mummu

Learn more at…

http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/egypt/a/babygodsindex.htm

kishar
Kishar
  • Babylonian Goddess
  • Daughter of Lahamu and Lahmu
  • Sister and wife of Anshar
  • Mother of Anu
  • Goddess of Earth
marduk s family tree
Marduk’s Family Tree

Ea

Damkina

Marduk

Nabu

all gods and goddesses are the god of something for example
All Gods and Goddesses are the God of something. For example….
  • Kishar is the Goddess Earth
  • Enlil is the God of the Air
  • Nintu is the Goddess of Childbirth
  • Ishtar is the Goddess of Love and War
citations
Citations
  • "Who Is God?" The Gospel Matters « Theology for Everyday Life. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. <http://www.thegospelmatters.com/2010/10/who-is-god/>.
  • "Tiamat, Babylonian Goddess of the Primeval Saltwater Sea | Goddess A Day." Goddess A Day - My Quest for the Ten Thousand Names of the Goddess. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. <http://www.goddessaday.com/mesopotamian/tiamat>.
  • Gill, N. S. "Babylonian Gods and Goddesses - Who Are the Babylonian Gods and Goddesses." Ancient / Classical History - Ancient Greece & Rome & Classics Research Guide. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. <http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/egypt/a/babygodsindex.htm>.
  • "Kishar, Babylonian Goddess of the Earth | Goddess A Day." Goddess A Day - My Quest for the Ten Thousand Names of the Goddess. 12 Jan. 2009. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. <http://www.goddessaday.com/mesopotamian/kishar>.
  • "Marduk." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 04 Oct. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marduk>.
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