the Akkadian goddess personifying earth, who assisted Marduk in the creation of human beings: the counterpart of the Sumerian Ki.
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The elders of Uruk beg his mother, the mother-goddess Aruru (a form of Ishtar), to restrain him.Folkways | William Graham Sumner
The divine beings hearkened, and the goddess Aruru made Eabani, the wild man, from a piece of clay.An Introduction to Mythology | Lewis Spence
Ultimately the people prayed to the goddess Aruru to create a liberator.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
The people in their distress appeal to Aruru to create a rival to Gilgamesh.An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic | Anonymous
In this account of the creation it is stated (line 21) that the goddess Aruru with Marduk created mankind.Archology and the Bible | George A. Barton