Enlil


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Enlil

(ĕnlĭl`), ancient earth god of Sumerian origin, worshiped in Babylonian religion. With the sky god Anu and the water god Ea, he formed the great divine triad. Enlil, also referred to as Bel, could be hostile or beneficent. He was responsible for the order and harmony in the universe, but as a god of storms and winds he brought terrible destruction.

Enlil

 

in Babylonian-Assyrian religion and mythology, one of the three supreme deities, the others being Anu and Ea. Enlil was the personification of natural forces. According to the myths, he separated the sky from the earth, invented farming implements, created the gods of livestock raising and land cultivation, and introduced people to culture. As the god of the elements, Enlil was also believed to be the cause of natural disasters.

Enlil

ordered wholesale destruction of humanity by flood. [Babylonian Myth.: Gilgamesh]

Enlil

storm god responsible for deluge. [Babyl. Myth.: Parrinder, 91]
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La receta es tan antigua como la escritura misma; ya el himno sumerio a Iishbierra establecia como baremo de un ataque: "Sobre la orden de Enlil de reducir a ruinas el pais [.
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Alli figuraba Anu, el padre; Enlil, su belicoso consejero; Ninurta, su representante; Ennugi, su visir y Ea, el Enki de los sumerios.
La reconvencion que Amaliwak le hace tacitamente a la divinidad coincide con el reproche de la diosa Ea al dios Enlil en el poema de Gilgamesh: "?
Take the family of Ekur-zakir, who was an exorcist priest of the divine couple Anu and Antu, in the town of Uruk, as well as the high priest of the temple bit resh, in the same town, and astrologer, writer and commentator on the important astrology manual called Enum Anu Enlil.
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En una de sus tablillas los sumerios dejaron una lista de dioses que formaban una dinastia de veintiun parejas, al frente de esa dinastia aparece An como el dios principal, que habita en la Morada Celestial y quien tiene tres hijos: Enlil, Enki y Ninhursag, son ellos quienes llegan a la Tierra y forman ahi su hogar.
Enlil heard the clamour and he said to the gods in council, "The uproar of mankind is intolerable and sleep is no longer possible by reason of the babel.