the Sumerian and Akkadian demon personifying death. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for namtar

Historical Examples of namtar

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


    Znade A. Ragozin

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


    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.