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Nusku

[noo s-koo]
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noun
  1. a Sumerian and Babylonian deity, originally the vizier of Enlil.
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  • Nusku and Nabu are, however, probably connected in some way, but exactly in what manner is obscure.

    Myths &amp; Legends of Babylonia &amp; Assyria</p>

    Lewis Spence

  • A later—chiefly theoretical—amalgamation of Nabu with a god Nusku will be discussed in a subsequent chapter.

  • On the other hand, the manner in which Ashurbanabal speaks of him reflects the mythological aspect of Nusku.

  • The fire-god appears in the texts under the double form of Gibil and Nusku.

  • Gibil and Nusku are called 'sons of Anu'; Gibil, indeed, is spoken of as the first-born of heaven, and the image of his father.


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