The Epic of Gilgamesh

Who is Anu, Lord of the Firmament?

Anu lord of the firmament

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Anu, Lord of the Firmament, is the father of the Sumerian gods. Ishtar appeals to Anu after Gilgamesh turns away and refuses her advances. She forces Anu to send the Bull of Heaven to kill Gilgamesh by threatening to unleash the dead.


The Epic of Gilgamesh