Ancient Mythology

Enlil | Mesopotamian Mythology

(also Kur-Gal, associated with Akkadian god Ellil)

Enlil is the god of air and the wind to the Mesopotamian peoples. Enlil holds the Tablets of Destiny, which gives him power over the universe and over human affairs. Although he is often benevolent towards humans, Enlil was known to punish men with disasters.

Enlil had five children with Ninlil - Nanna, Nerigal, Ningirsu, Ninurta, and Nisaba.


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