Nergal


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Nergal

(nŭr`gäl, –gəl), ancient deity worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. He was a god of the midsummer sun, of war, of the chase, and of the dead. He could be beneficent, but he was primarily associated with pestilence and destruction. According to the Old Testament, he originated in Cuth (2 Kings 17.30).

Nergal

god ruling the world of dead. [Sumerian and Akkadian Myth.: Parrinder, 203]
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As we know, the Canaanites considered Resheph to be the god of pestilence, and sometimes he is identified with the Babylonian Nergal and the Greek Apollo, both of them deemed responsible for plagues.
It's actually funny you know because, obviously we get some sh*t from some so-called die hards, then simultaneously they would just claim Venom or Bathory, being their biggest inspirations," Nergal said.
In his chapter-headings Peladan follows the style of Levi, citing divine names, sephers, numbers of relevant arcanes, and so forth that may be associated with a particular aspect of life or development, and throughout he attempts to divide the neophyte's choices between his seven planetary gods--Samas, Sin, Adar, Merodack, Istar, Nergal, and Nebo.
Marduk tambien concentra en su persona todo el poder de los dioses, el era Nergal, dios de los infiernos, era Sin, era Utu, era Adad, Marduk era el firmamento.
The reason for their elation: Nergal survives in the form of a city built in his honor 4,000 years ago in Mesopotamia and identified Jan.
46) In any case, the relationship between a sexual violation and exclusion is echoed by the use of musukku in the myth of Nergal and Ereskigal.
The same video shows fanatics attacking Assyrian human-headed winged bulls in the Nergal Gate at Nineveh.
But several were originals, including the colossal granite Assyrian winged bull at Nergal gate in central Mosul which extremists armed with a jackhammer can be seen defacing.
Fortunately, Nergal and his corpse-painted troops of doom were straight in for the kill.
John Constantine (Matt Ryan) checks himself in, hoping to find remedy for his desolate situation after a failed exorcism, in which a girl named Astra was murdered by a demon called Nergal.
He and Resheph came to be identified with Nergal, the god of war and sudden death, ruler of the underworld.