Ninib


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Related to Ninib: Ningirsu
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Noun1.Ninib - a solar deity; firstborn of Bel and consort was Gula; god of war and the chase and agriculture; sometimes identified with biblical Nimrod
Babylon - the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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Most gods were considered to have some healing powers, but Ninib and Gula were specific healing deities.