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Anunnaku

In Sumerian and Akkadian (Babylonian and Assyrian[?]) mythology, the Anunnaku (or Anunnaki) were a group of fifty gods, sons of An (or Anu), considered to be The Heavenly Court, and also called The Fifty Great Gods.

They were the High Council of the Gods, and Anu's companions. Underground gods of fire, they were distributed through the Earth and the Underworld. The most known of them were Asaru[?], Asarualim[?], Asarualimnunna[?], Asaruludu[?], En-Ki (Ea for the Akkadians), Namru[?], Namtillaku[?] and Tutu.



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