Anshar

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In Akkadian mythology and Sumerian mythology, Anshar (also Anshur, Ashur, Asshur) is the sky god. He is the husband of his sister Kishar; they are the children of Lakhame and Lakhumu, and the parents of Anu, Anatu and Ea (and, in some traditions, Enlil). Some legends have him defeating Tiamat during the beginning of creation. He is sometimes depicted as having Ninlil as a consort. As Anshar, he is progenitor of the Akkadian pantheon; as Ashur, he is the head of the Assyrian pantheon.he:אשור (אל)

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