History

Origin

Gods

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Fallen angels

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Civil War

For the full presentation of this event, please consult the Annunaki Civil War page.

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Pre-Cataclysmic Age (period from 19,000 to 18,000 BC)

The Annunaki were worshiped at least since circa 19,000 BC in Atlantis and Valusia,[5][1] and circa 18,500 BC, Anu was worshiped in the city of Ostium, though seen as a cult by King Kull.[6]

Hyborian Age (18,000 to 8,000 BC)

Their worship continued into the Hyborian Age in several nations:[1]

  • As far as 18,000 BC, Ba'al was worshiped by the Acheronians.[7]
  • Circa 16,000 BC, Dagon was worshiped in Kush as a death god, and was the husband of Derketa.[2] It seems that it is the same god as the Annunaki Dagon, despite the lack of an explicit statement confirming so.
  • Born into the Hyborian Age at Ababenzzar, Shem, Ishtar (Inanna) was a prominent goddess of that era.[8]
  • Tammuz, then also known as Adonis, was worshiped in that era.[9]
  • Circa 10,000 BC, Anu was worshiped at least in Corinthia and sometimes dispatched the Bull of Heaven to aid his priests.[2]

Prominence circa 4,000 BC

They reached greater heights circa 4,000 BC,[10] achieving prominence by being worshipped by the Sumerians,[5][1] then by the Babylonians, Mesopotamians, Assyrians, and Phoenicians[10] in Mesopotamia (between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers),[5] as well as by the Canaanites, Hittites, Hurians, and Philistines.[10][5][1]

Decline from 1500 BC to 500 AD

Around 1500 BC, the Annunaki lost most of their active worshipers when they were conquered by the Greeks.[10]

As monotheistic religions spread in the Middle East[5] and began to supplant the Annunaki worship[1] who were denounced as pagan gods and/or demons,[5] Anu decided that the Annunaki should break most of their ties with Earth and return to the realm of Dilmun, where their powers didn't depend upon mortal worshipers.[1] Their worship kept on up to about 500 AD.[5][1]

Departure and degeneration

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980 AD

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1000 AD

Circa 1000 AD, Anu represented the Annunaki at the meeting of the Council of Godheads.[2]

Modern Age

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Powers and Abilities


Average Strength level

An average god can lift about 30 tons, and an average goddess about 25 tons.[1]

Habitat

Habitat: Earth-like
Gravity: Normal
Atmosphere: Normal
Population: 2000 (estimated)[citation needed]

Miscellaneous

Type of Government: Monarchy
Level of Technology: Magic
Representatives: * Anu

Trivia

  • Anunnaki (original spelling) translates as "Children of Anu" or "People of Anu."

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

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