Encyclopedia > Nammu

  Article Content


In Sumerian mythology, Nammu is probably the first of the ancient deities of Sumer at least in the process of creation, if not in actual chronology. She was the goddess of the primeval sea that gave rise to heaven and earth. She is both mother of all the gods and wife of An, which does suggest incest of a sort.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
List of Coptic Popes

... Macari I[?] (933-953) Theophelios[?] (953-956) Mina II[?] (956-974) Abraham (975-978) Philotheos[?] (979-1003) Zacharias[?] (1004-1032) Shenouda II[?] ...