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[nair-gahl] /ˈnɛər gɑl/

(in Akkadian mythology) the god ruling, with Ereshkigal, the world of the dead.

the great dog; that is, lion, one of the chief gods of the Assyrians and Babylonians (2 Kings 17:30), the god of war and hunting. He is connected with Cutha as its tutelary deity.


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