Enkimdu

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Enkimdu is the Sumerian god of farming, in charge of canals and ditches.

Biography[edit]

Enkimdu is the son of Enki.[1]

He argues with Dumuzid, who claims he has better power than Enkimdu.[2]

Duel[edit]

When the goddess Inanna was set to choose a husband, Enkimdu and Dumuzid fought for her.[3] Though Enkimudu won, Dumuzi attempted to explain to Innana that he was just like Enkimdu, and begins mocking her in the process.[4]

Legacy[edit]

  • A simulation software system named "ENKIMUDU" was named after the God.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Castel, Corinne (October 2017). "The forgotten pollutions of rivers can still lead to risks!" (PDF). initiativesrivers.org. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ Hawkes, Jacquetta (1973). The First Great Civilizations. p. 100. ISBN 0-394-46161-4.
  3. ^ Willis, Roy G. (1993). World Mythology. Macmillan. p. 58. ISBN 978-0-8050-2701-3.
  4. ^ Fr. Ken. "Cain, Abel and the age-old urban-rural conflict". The Anglican Parish of Haliburton. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  5. ^ Christiansen, John H. (2005). "Understanding Ancient Societies: A New Approach Using Agent-Based Holistic Modeling" (PDF). Structure and Dynamics. 1 (2): 1.0 Introduction – via eScholarship.