The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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The same poem accounts for the flood by saying that Enlil, the Sumerian god of
air, could no longer tolerate the din of the city where his own temple was situated.
After unsuccessfully trying plague, drought and infertility to silence the people, ...
This body met to approve political appointments or deal with cases of crime, and
gathered in the forecourt of the temple of An's son ENLIL, in the city of Nippur.
The assembled deities would first fortify themselves with food and drink provided
ENLIL § Next in rank to the Sumerian sky god An, and sometimes believed to be
his son, was Enlil, the god of the air, who embodied energy and force rather than
the calm of divine authority. His name means “lord of the wind", and he was ...
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