Enki

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Enki:

see EaEa
or Enki
, ancient water god of Sumerian origin, worshiped in Babylonian religion. The great benefactor of mankind, Ea was called the lord of wisdom, of magic, and of the arts and sciences.
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Enki

god of wisdom; counterpart of Akkadian Ea. [Sumerian Myth.: Parrinder, 90]
See: Wisdom
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