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Mesopotamia / Religions / Gods and goddesses /
Sumer / Religion /
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The earliest recorded name for the Sumerian goddess, Ninlil. The change into "Ninlil" came when her husband, Enlil, expressing his love for her by giving her a name that is derived of his own, and which can be translated with Lady of the Open Field or Lady of the Air.

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