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MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGY PART #3
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Mesopotamian Mythology Part #3.

The most prominent figures in Mesopotamina Mythology are as follows a continuation from part #1 and part # 2.

Ninmah
Ninmah was along with Nammu the creator of mankind. She was the mother goddess to both the Akkadians and the Sumerians. As records state she gave birth to seven humans that were deformed.

Ningizzida
Ningizzida was the Babylonian god of fertility. He was a serpent with the head of a human. He became known throughout history as a magical god of healing.

Scorpion Men
The Scorpion Men were the sons of Tiamat by Babylonian mythology. They were giant warriors with the body of man from the waist up with the tails of scorpions. They guarded the sun god Shamash with bow and arrows along with their mighty tails.

Shamash
Shamash was known to be the Sun God and the god of Law. The Semites revered Shamash also as a warrior and the god of Wisdom. It was believed he was the brother and husband to Ishtar.

Sin
Sin was known as the chief astral deity of the Mesopotamian religion. He was to the Sumerian people the god of the moon. His parents were Enlil and Ninlil. His children were Ishtar and Utu-Shamash. He was in control of all the season and was known to be the god of vegitation in some cultures. He is also in the triad of Mesopotamian gods along with Shamash and Hadad.

Tiamat
Tiamat was a huge dragon, which represented Chaos and the saltwater ocean. His union with Apsu, sweet water, became the mother of the good and of all existence.

Zu
Zu has a half-man, half-bird thunder demon that stole the Tablets of Destiny from Enlil in the Sumero-Akkadian mythology. One legend claims that Marduk killed the demon, while another believes Ninurta killed it with an arrow.

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