Apsu

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father of the gods and consort of Tiamat

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Scholars of ancient civilizations, as well as beer geeks, know that the Sumerians worshiped a goddess of brewing named Ninkasi, daughter of Enki, the lord Nudimmud, and Ninti, the queen of the Abzu.
Library Technology Guides, a Web site that I created and maintain to provide access to information related to library automation, and Abzu, a guide to information on the Web related to the study of the ancient Near East, offer quite different types of information, but they share a similar technology platform--a content management system that I have been developing over the course of the last 6 or 7 years.
A los Anunnakis (dioses de rango inferior) les asigna un lugar para vivir en la tierra (ellos tienen prohibido regresar al abzu, a la morada de los dioses) y es para liberarlos del trabajo que decidio Enki crear a la humanidad, porque los anunnakis se habian quejado, estaban por rebelarse cuando la diosa Ninmah despierta a Enki para que ponga el remedio.
The sacred fishpond at Derceto's temple resembles a similar pool that symbolized the abzu at Ea's temple in Eridu.
Enki lived near the ancient city of Eridu in his watery palace in the Abzu -- probably the Persian Gulf.
As a publisher, 505 Games has helped produce a mix of well-known indie and mass market games like the diving adventure Abzu and the multiplayer automotive/sports game Rocket League.
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The Abzu seems almost identical with the Greek Oceanus, the " river of ocean.
Enki, lord of the Abzu, decreed its fate: "City which possesses all that is fitting, bathed by water
The first gods were Apsu (see Abzu ) and his wife, Tiamat, personifications respectively of the fresh and salt waters.
Much of the creative team behind Abzu also came from the 2012 indie title Journey.
One of the most interesting points is Andersen's suggestion that the pool chamber of the temple relates to Mesopotamian traditions concerning the Sumerian deity Enki and the abzu (i.
Enki's second self-praise focuses especially on his decreeing of a good destiny for his home city and temple, the Abzu in Eridu, and his determination to travel from there on his barge through the land of Sumer and even to Meluhha, Magan, and Dilmun, to have them bring boatloads of their goods to Enlil in Nippur (lines 84-132).
According to the agreement and subject to certain conditions comprising TSX Venture Exchange and shareholder approval, Stonehouse will buy 22,727,273 units of Abzu.
Inana goes down to the Abzu, the mythical subterranean lake of fresh water, steals the me from Enki their guardian, and brings them back to her city of Uruk.