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Sumerians, ancient civilization on Earth, or what? It is difficult to speak of a Sumerian religion as such, since the beliefs and rituals varied widely over time and distances, and each city had its mythology and theology weave.

The Sumerians worshiped a major triad, represented by An, An in Sumerian language, Anum or Anu in Akkadian was the sky god of the Mesopotamian mythology.

The author of creation, deus otiosus, is the father of the gods and husband of the goddess Antum. The sacred was the number 60, the maximum number of Mesopotamian sexagesimal system. An / Anu in Akkadian language means “one who belongs to the heavens”. Ki was born along with his counterpart, the Earth, from the primordial sea initially establishing a single set (called a cosmic mountain, the An-Ki). An and Ki were later separated by the god Enlil, they themselves have generated. The god An / Anum presides over the Assembly of the Anunnaki, and also makes up the cosmic triad with the gods Enlil and Enki.

It is also part of the four Gods creators, which includes the former triad along with dearsag.

The main place of his cult was at Uruk, more precisely the ancient Temple of An. of the sky; by Enlil, Enlil is the god of the Atmosphere of the Mesopotamian mythology, and together with the An / Anum and Enki / Ea is a cosmic triad.

Considered among the creative divinity of the cosmos, according to some traditions is the one who holds the Tablets of Destinies. A vast number of myths about Enki have been collected by many excavation sites, extending from southern Iraq to the east coast. His first appearances can be found in cuneiform inscriptions throughout the region, mainly dating from the third millennium of the Hellenistic. His myths seem to have affected some biblical stories and the Koran.



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Sumerians, ancient civilization on Earth, or what