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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He said to the fifth, “Blast like the wind, scan the circumference of the earth”. Enki’s son Nergal with vengeance was shouting: The poem must have been central to Babylonian culture: The deed spoken and done, Ishum is remonstrating that Enlil has forsaken his city.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. He was sitting in the E-meslam, taking up his dwelling, He thought to himself what habe frra done, His heart being stung, it could give him no answer, But he asked it what it would have him do.

Foreign dpos invade Babylonia, but are struck down by plague. Says he to his weapons. He said to the sixth. Erra is the god of mayhem and pestilence who is responsible for periods of political confusion. He arose from his dwelling, an inaccessible place, He set out for the dwelling of the Anunna-gods. Their breath of life is death, People are too frightened to appproach it!

O Hendursagga, first born of Enlil [ ]. Erra made ready to speak and said to Ishum, his vanguard: They bring up the old charge that men make too much noise for the gods to sleep, although this was not the cause Erra had given for his own lack of sleep. Sin looked everywhere, and did not leave the Netherworld, Ill winds rose and the bright daylight was turned to gloom.


When Anu, the king of the gods, sowed his seed in the earth, She bore him seven gods, he called them the Seven.

The Earth shook and crumbled, the heavens after the brilliance were darkened, with burnt and crushed stones was the plain of the chariots covered.

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 Epic of the Anunnaki Book. Only god Enki was against saying it was absolutely insane.

Erra (god) – Wikipedia

The seventh he charged with viperous venom,” Slay whatever lives”. Email required Address never made public. The Ancient Mesopotamia Education. The clamor of the peoples throughout the land was stilled. He said to the fourth, “Let a mountain collapse when you present your fierce arms”.

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. He is anxious to fight and campaign, but hesitates through natural inertia. Archaeology of the Universe Wpos Website. Then, afterwards, let the Akkadian arise to slay them all, to rule them, everyone.


Email or Phone Password Forgot account? The Book of Ezekiel and the Poem of Erra. Eps Seven are known from a range of Akkadian incantation texts: He made ready to speak and said to Ishum: He said to him [ ].

With a second invocation, now of Ishum, the narrator introduces the terrible Seven, who stand ready to massacre the “black-headed folk” or Mesopotamians. They bring up the old charge that men make too much noise for the gods to sleep, although this was not the cause Erra had given for his lown lack of sleep.

Their final claim no doubt the most important one, is that they are bored and out of training.

The Erra Epic

The Sibitti call on Erra to lead the destruction of mankind. Says he to his weapons. They stood before him, that he ordain their destinies, He summoned the first to give his instructions. See more of Anunnaki Ancient Astronauts on Facebook.

Erra (god)

Thus spoke the warrior Erra. Their breath of life is death, People are too frightened to approach it!

The Seven offer the encouragement that Frra needs. All the gods praised this poem, then the warrior Erra spoke thus: Destroyer gods Mesopotamian gods Amulets Plague gods.