Definition of Ninib
1. Noun. A solar deity; firstborn of Bel and consort was Gula; god of war and the chase and agriculture; sometimes identified with biblical Nimrod.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ninib
Literary usage of Ninib
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The next Assyrian monarch was Asshur-dan, Ninib-pal- ... Tukulti- Ninib II. The last two monarchs appear to have undertaken several successful expeditions ..."
2. Aspects of Religious Belief and Practice in Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow (1911)
"His consort Sar- panit, his son Nebo, his father Ea, were represented, as were Sin, Shamash, Adad, Ishtar, Ninib and his consort Gula, Nergal and his ..."
3. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"At Babylon Sennacherib found a seal of Tukulti-Ninib with a brief inscription, to which he added an inscription of his own, so that the whole stood as ..."
4. The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania. by Hermann Vollrat Hilprecht (1904)
"5. f. of Ninib-ni'idin, 4 : 20 | 13 :11 | 20 :16 | 21 : 12 | 22: 11 | 41 : 14 | 43 : 20 |:6. ... s. of Ninib- etir. 29 : 5, 10. Ninth-He1 i, f. of Tna(i. ..."