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In Akkadian mythology and Sumerian mythology, Anshar (also Anshur, Ashur, Asshur) (which means "sky pivot" or "sky axle") is a sky god. He is the husband of his sister Kishar ("earth axle"); they are the children of the serpents Lahmu and Lahamu, and the parents of Anu and Ea (and, in some traditions, Enlil). He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon. Igigi met at Anshar's palace for a meeting before Marduk led the gods in the war against Tiamat. Chaldean mythology is the collective name given to Sumerian, Assyrian and Babylonian mythologies, although Chaldea did not comprehend the whole territory inhabited by those peoples. ... Chaldean mythology is the collective name given to Sumerian, Assyrian and Babylonian mythologies, although Chaldea did not comprehend the whole territory inhabited by those peoples. ... A typical daytime sky. ... Michelangelos depiction of God in the painting Creation of the Sun and Moon in the Sistine Chapel Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Vishnu, the ultimate reality or God in Hinduism This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... In Akkadian mythology, Kishar is the daughter of Lahmu and Lahamu, two serpent-gods who were in turn the first children of Tiamat and Apsu. ... Lahmu is a deity from Akkadian mythology, first-born son of Apsu and Tiamat. ... Lahamu was the first-born daughter of Tiamat and Apsu in Akkadian mythology. ... In Sumerian mythology and later for Assyrians and Babylonians, Anu (see also An) was a sky-god, the god of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods, spirits and demons, and dwelt in the highest heavenly regions. ... EA, Ea, or ea can signify several things. ... Enlil was the name of a chief deity in Babylonian religion, perhaps pronounced and sometimes rendered in translations as Ellil in later Akkadian. ... In sumerian mythology : First called Sud then Ninlil, she is the daughter of Nammu and An. ... A Pantheon (Greek: παν, pan, all + Θεός, Theos, God), is a set of all the gods of a particular religion or mythology, such as the gods of Hinduism, Greek mythology, Norse mythology, and Egyptian mythology. ...


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Anshar - WikiMoon (106 words)
Anshar was found in the Super Famicom gane Sailor Moon: Another Story.
Anshar was generally confused as to what was really going on.
In mythology, Anshar was the Sumerian sky god, and was also associated with the goddess Kishar.
Anshar: Information from Answers.com (239 words)
In Akkadian mythology, Anshar (also spelled Anshur), which means "sky pivot" or "sky axle", is a sky god.
In their turn they are the parents of Anu another sky god.
During the reign of Sargon II Assyrians started to identify Anshar with their Assur (god) in order to let him star in their version of Enuma Elish.
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