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Namtar

[nahm-tahr]
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noun
  1. the Sumerian and Akkadian demon personifying death.
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Historical Examples

  • The idea is that the Namtar, on beholding his own likeness, will flee from it in dismay!

    Chaldea

    Znade A. Ragozin

  • Allat turned to her chief minister Namtar, the god of Pestilence—meet servant of the queen of the dead!

    Chaldea

    Znade A. Ragozin

  • Allatu calls upon her messenger, Namtar, to strike the goddess with disease in all parts of her body.

  • Her chief attendants are the terrible Namtar and a scribe—also a female—known as Belit-seri.

  • But by the side of Namtar stand a large number of demons, whose task is similar to that of their chief.