Anbay

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Anbay is a pre-Islamic deity who was originally worshipped in Qataban, in what is now southern Arabia.[1] He was regarded as a deity of justice and an oracle, in attendance to the moon deity Amm. Anbay's name was invoked in a range of legal matters, from filing paperwork for the legal title of a building to the royal regulation of water supplies.[2] He is often mentioned together with Haukim, another god of justice.

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  1. ^ Jordan, Michael (2014-05-14). Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses. Infobase Publishing. ISBN 9781438109855.
  2. ^ Hoyland, Robert G. (2002-09-11). Arabia and the Arabs: From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam. Routledge. pp. 127, 141. ISBN 9781134646340.