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Noun1.Nusku - god of fire and light; corresponds to Babylonian Girru
Assyria - an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq
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Nearly-teenager Bobby Nusku and single mother Val and her daugher Rosa are surrounded by police on a cliff edge in a stolen mobile library.
The prophecies were all for the comfort of the ruler, except that Esarhaddon's rival was reported to have gotten a positive oracle from the god Nusku.
Furthermore, the series Bit meseri (15) contains an incantation-prayer to Nusku with a rubric that gives instructions for reciting the text in front of nuru ([.sup.d]ZALAG) sa res marsi saknu, "the lamp that is placed at the head of a sick person" (KAR 58:25 and dupls.
(17.) In light, of the cock motif in Judaism, it is interesting to note its divine significance hi Mesopotamia, where it was associated with the god Nusku, the god of fire and light and expressed in first millennium B.C.E.