Ellil (Enlil)

Sacred number: 50
 
Ellil is one of the most important gods of Mesopotamia. Ellil is so powerful that the other gods can't even look at him. He is therefore only shown as a horned cap.

Ellil's main city is Nippur. Kings from all over Mesopotamia sent offerings to him there.

Ellil is the father of many other important Mesopotamian gods and goddesses.

Ellil guards the 'tablets of destiny'. These are cuneiform tablets on which he writes the fate of everything on earth.

 

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