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Who was the god of Uruk and wat the god of creation?

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cherail | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 24, 2012 at 4:30 AM via web

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Who was the god of Uruk and wat the god of creation?

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jodyjared | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted January 24, 2012 at 5:51 AM (Answer #1)

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In Sumerian mythology, Anu was the god of the city of Uruk, and Aruru was the goddess of creation.  Anu was the father of Aruru (who is also known by several other names including Ninsun and Ninmah).  Aruru created Gilgamesh and, at the request of the people of Uruk, later created Enkidu.

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