*Note: the following Deities are Sumerian, Babylonian
Aa - Babylonian great mother goddess
Adad- storm god of Assyria and Babylon. Partly responsible for the flood
Adamu - first man in Babylonian myths. Tricked out of immortality by being told
the immortal food would bring death, so he doesn't eat it.
Agdistis - a hermaphrodite monster
An - Sumerian personification of Heaven. Main temple at Erech.
Anshar - Sumerian god, father of Anu, child of Tiamat. god of the whole sky.
Antu - colorless female, first consort of Anu
Anu - Sumerian sky god
Anunnaki - children of Antu and Anu, underworld gods.
Anzu - demon with lion and eagle features. Guards Enlil's bath
Apsu - sweet water ocean
Aruru -Sumerian, gentle mother earth goddess. Created humanity from clay
Ashan - goddess of grain created by Enlil
Ashur - main god of Assyria and war. Symbolized as a winged disk
Atrahasis - Akkadian Noah warned Enki to build a boat.
Aya - wife of Shamash
Bel - smartest of Sumerian gods. Child of Ea and Dumkina
Dumkina - Ea's lover, mother of Bel and Marduk
Dumuzi - shepherd demigod. Husband of Inanna. Shepherd king of Uruk.
Ea/Enki/Nudimmud - god of waters and wisdom and magic. When Enlil tells him
to release the flood waters, he warns Atrahasis and tells him to build a boat. (similar to the Greek Prometheus story)
Emesh - a god of agriculture created by Enlil.
Enbilulu - god in charge of the tigris and Euphrates.
Enlil - Sumerian Earth god, seperated Heaven and Earth. Guards tablets of
destiny. All powerful. Two major flood myths attributed to him.
Enki - Sumerian water god
Enkimdu - Sumerian farmer god in cahrge of canals and ditches.
Enmesharra - underworld god
Enten - a farmer god who works in Enlil's fields
Ereshkigal - violent goddess of the underworld. Wife of Erragal
Erra - hunter god, god of war and plague
Erragal - god of underworld, husband of Ereshkigal and lover of Aruru (Mami)
Gerra - god of fire, son of Anunito
Geshtinanna - demigoddess. sister of Dumuzi (Tammuz). Takes his place in the Underworld
six months out of the year.
Geshtianna - goddess who rules over the fall harvest.
Gushkin-banda - goldsmith god, creator
of god and men
Hadad - Canaanite god of thunder and lightning
Hanish - servant to Adad
Hubishag/Ningishzida - god of dawn
Humbaba - monster who guards the cedar forest for Enlil
Irra - a plague god
Ishkur - god in charge of the winds. simmilar to Akkadian Adad.
Ishtar/Inanna - Sumerian mother goddess, love, fertility, beauty, war, sister
of Utu, marries Dumuzi, lover of Tammuz
Ishum - god of fire and weapons. Lights the way for Erra and the Sebitti
Kabta _ god of bricks, lays foundations and builds houses
Kalkal - Enlil's doorkeeper in Nippur
Ki - personification of Earth
Kishar - mother of Anu, child of Tiamat and Apsu
Lahar Sumerian cow god created by Enlil
Lahmu and Lahamu - first children of Tiamat and Apsu
Lamashtu - female demon
Mammetum - mother of fate
Marduk - principal god of Babylon, creator of humans, defeater of Tiamat
Mummu - Sumerian craftsman god
Mushdamma - god of fountains and houses.
Mylitta - Babylonian/Assyrian goddess of beauty
Nabu - Sumerian god of writing and wisdom
Nammu - goddess of the watery abyss
Namtar - god of 60 diseases, "fate" demon of death.
Nana - vegetation and fertility goddess
Nanna - moon god, son of Enlil and Ninlil
Nanshe - protector goddess for widows and orphans and the city of Lagash
Nedu - guardian of the first gate of the underworld
Nergal - Assyrian god of hunting and warfare. One of the main gods of the underworld.
Neti - chief gatekeeper of the Underworld.
Nin-Agal - god of smiths
Nidabar - goddess of writing
Ningal - Sumerian, wife of Nanna
Ningil - wife of Nanna, mother of Inanna and Utu. Pleaded with enlil not to destroy
her city of Ur.
Ningizzia - underworld god, guardian of Heaven's
Ninhursag - earth mother
Ninkasi - goddess of alcohol
Ninkurra - goddess, daughter of Enki and Ninsar
Ninsar - goddess of plants
Nusku - agriculture and rain god, southwind and messenger god
Sebitti - Seven warriors led by Erra. (Pleiades)
Shamash - Babylonian/Sumerian sungod, protector of Gilgamesh, god of justice
Sharru - god of submission
Shullat - Shamash's servant
Siduri - a manifestation of Ishtar
Sumugan - a cattle god who lives in the underworld in the goddess Ereshkigal's
court. Also known as the god of the plain or King of the Mountain.
Tammuz - the dieing god, lover of Ishtar
Tiamat - Saltwater ocean, chaos
Uta-Napishtim - Babylonian Noah
Utu - Sumerian sun god, and god of justice.
Uttu - goddess of weaving and clothing. Formerly a plant goddess.
Zu - a minor evil god who stole the tablets of destiny.
Killed by Lugalban
Zuisudra - Sumerian Noah from Shuupakk. His flood only lasts seven