Ancient Mythology

Sin | Mesopotamian Mythology

The chief astral deity of Mesopotamian religion, Sin was the god of the moon to the Sumerian people. Sin was the son of Enlil and Ninlil and the father of Ishtar and Utu-Shamash (the sun). Sin controls the seasons, and is also a god of vegitation. Sin is part of the second triad of Mesopotamian gods, along with Shamash and Hadad.


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