The Erra Epos Very few people know that the recorded annihilation of the two cities south of the Dead Sea which was Sodom and Gomorrah as described in. more than the Iliad’s, are gods: Erra, god of war, his minister Ishum, and development of epic, the poem of Erra and Ishum belongs in the. 30 Erra seems confident that he will succeed in persuading Marduk to leave renderings as there are translators: F. Gossmann, Das Erra-Epos (Wurzburg.

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O Engidudu, who patrols at night, ever guiding the noble, Who ever guides young men and women in safety, making light as day, The Seven, warriors unrivalled, their divine nature is different, Their origins are strange, they are terrifying, Whoever sees them is numbed with fear.

This he fails to perceive, but, in his blind rage, he resolves to fight his war anyway, to show Marduk and Ea that he is not to be taken so lightly.

The Seven are known from a range of Akkadian incantation texts: He was sitting in the E-meslam, taking up his dwelling, He thought to himself what habe been done, His heart being stung, it could give him no answer, But he asked it what it would have him do. Enki’s son Nergal with vengeance was shouting: Sections of this page. Holder of the sublime scepter.

The gods convene to discuss the situation. Interestingly the Council of Anunnaki consisting from 12 gods voted Nergal and Ninurta tried to prevent Nergal’s brother, Marduk on controlling the postdiluvial Spaceport of the Annunaki in Sinai. Erra is restless and breaks into a soliloquy. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Sin looked everywhere, and did not leave the Netherworld, Ill winds rose and the bright daylight was turned to gloom, The clamor of the peoples throughout the land was stilled, The Igigi gods were terrified and went up to heaven, The Anunna gods were frightened and went down to the pit of hell, [ ] the entire circumference [ ] [ ] in the dust [ ] let us see”.


Accessed 03 December, Machinist and Sasson call them “personified weapons”. Thus spoke the warrior Erra. The Book of Ezekiel and the Poem of Erra. He said to the sixth.

Erra and Ishum aka The Erra Epic

Shamash looked upon him and let his protective radiance fall Retrieved 18 July Only god Enki was against saying it was absolutely insane. Spiritual Humor Just For Fun. Erra invokes Marduk, chief deity of Babylon, and Ishum, vanguard and companion of Erra.

The king of the gods Marduk made ready to speak, saying to Errathese words.

When Anu, the king of the gods, sowed his seed in the earth, She bore him seven gods, he called them the Seven. He entered Esagila, palace of heaven and earth and stood before him.

Amulet to ward off plague inscribed with a quotation from the Akkadian Erra Epic. The top of Mount Mashu with a flash is sliced eops.

The Erra Epic

The Seven claim vaguely that they are not respected enough, that others are growing more important than they. When the warriors reached the mountain Hehe, he raised his hand, he destroyed the mountain, He recknoned the mountain Hehe as level ground, he cut away the trunks of the cedar forest, The thicket looked as if the deluge had passed over, He laid waste cities and turned them into open spaces, He obliterated mountains and slew their wild life, He convulsed the sea and destroyed its increase He brought the stillness of death upon swamp and thicket, burning like fire, He cursed the wildlife and returned to clay.


Assyrian Hero with a small Lion. Marduk usurped the power from his uncle Enlil prior; however this barbaric act of two cousins destroyed the Sumerian civilization in matter of hours by a huge nuclear fallout storm which blanketed every city west of the now dead Sea and south of Babylon, which was ruled by Marduk already and spared of annihilation.

The Seven claim vaguely that they are not respected enough, that others are growing more important than they. Ishum set out for the mountain Hehe, the homeland of the Suteans. Pages using deprecated image syntax.

Erra (god)

Not one line did he add. They stood before him, that he ordain their destinies, He summoned the first to give his instructions. He said to him [ ]. The gods convene to discuss the situation. Erra is restless and breaks into a soliloquy. The Erar of the Anunnaki Book.