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Myth - Nergal

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Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses
Gods/Goddesses Index | Asia | Encyclopedias | Myth Index
[URL = http://home.earthlink.net/~duranki/nergal.html] Nergal
Underworld personification of the sun god Utu. Represents the more negative aspects like pestilence, disease, and famine. A warrior god. Sometimes known as Erra and Meslamta -ea.

Nergal (Encyclopedia Mythica)
Babylonian and Sumerian god of the underworld who rules with his consort Ereshkigal. Evil, he is responsible for war, pestilence, and devastation.


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