Examples from the Web for nippur
Erech was probably his capital, and Nippur the religious center of his little kingdom.
Supplementing the influence of Nippur, and in strong contrast with it, was the influence of Eridu.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
They devoted themselves assiduously to the care of the great temple at Nippur.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
Nippur became a strong political center and this made Bel principal god of the land until his powers were transferred to Marduk.
But this animal was also appropriated to Mul-lil, the god of Nippur, who was specially called the 'gazelle god.'Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria|Lewis Spence