Asian Mythology





In this section are descriptions of Asian Mythology and mythological beings described in the encyclopedia.The mythologies include those mostly in the ancient Near East, from Mesopotamia to Anatolia. The populations included the Semitic successors of the Babylonians and Assyrians, Hurrites, Hitties, and the Indo-Europeans.

 

Asian Mythology Myths gods and godesses

The following articles are presented:

Abzu
Adapa
An
Anat
Ansar
Anu
Apsu
Aserah
Asherah
Ashur
Aspalis
Asratum
Astaroth
Astarte
Astoreth
Athirat
Attis
Baal
Bel
Caelestis
Damgalnuna
Damkina
Ea
El
Emes
Enmesarra
Enbilulu
Endursaga
Enki
Enkimdu
Enlil
Ereskigal
Erra
Esmun
Etana
Gula
Gayomart
Hadad
Haoma
Il
Inanna
Isara
Ishtar
Isimud
Iskur
Ki
Kisar
Kotar
Kybele
Marduk
Melqart
Milkastart
Molech
Mot
Nabu
Nammu
Namtar
Nanna
Nanse
Nergal
Ningal
Ningikuga
Ninhursaga
Ninkurra
Ninlil
Ninmah
Ninsikil
Ninsubur
Ninsun
Nintu
Ninurta
Tanit
Tammaz
Tasmetu
Tiamat
Uras
Utu
Zarpanitu

Haoma

Haoma

  Haoma, Sanskrit, soma; Avestan, haoma, a name meaning "that which is pressed," was the juice obtained from pounding the stem of a plant with another which is combined with milk and the ...

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Gayomart

Gayomart

  The myth of Gayomart is the myth of the Primal Man. According to Zoroastrian tradition Gayomart was created immediately after the Primal Bull that was to supply him with food and help ...

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Zarpanitu

Zarpanitu

Zarpanitu(m) is the birth goddess, Mesopotamian (Babylonian-Akkadian). She was the consort of Marduk whose marriage was celebrated annually in Babylon. A.G.H. Source: Jordan, ...

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Uras

Uras

  Uras, Mesopotamian (Sumerian), was a chthonic earth goddess. She was one of the consorts of the sky god An and mother of Nin'insima. A.G.H. Source: Jordan, ...

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Tiamat

Tiamat

Who is the Dragon Tiamat, Mesopotamian (Babylonian-Akkadian), was a Babylonian sea-dragon. Presumably originating from the Sumerian monster Labbu begot and killed by Enlil. The Enuma Elish ...

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