Ancient Greek, Astronomy, Elements, Fire, Male, S names, Stars/Constellation, Virtues/Attributes

Sirius

Sirius is the name of a star in the constellation Canis Major and the brightest star in the Earth's night sky. It is often known as the Dog Star, not only because it's the brightest star in Canis Major (Greater Dog in Latin) but also because it was regarded as Orion's dog. The Ancient Greeks associated it with… Continue reading Sirius

Akkadian mythology, Assyrian mythology, E names, Elements, Fire, Male, Mythology, Near East mythology, Semitic, Sumerian, Sumerian mythology, Virtues/Attributes

Erragal

Erragal is a Mespotamian (Sumerian and Akkadian) god of the underworld. The origin of the name is uncertain though there are several theories: it could be a combination of Erra and Sumerian gal (great) meaning "Erra the great"; Erra being the Mesopotamian god of war, plagues, and the bringer of pestilence who was later assimilated with Nergal. Although the… Continue reading Erragal