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According to the full exposition of this scheme, most of the other deities in the vast
Buddhist pantheon are related to one of the five Buddhas as members of his "
family"; reflect his distinguishing characteristics, such as colour, direction, and ...
Ea (Akkadian), Sumerian enki, Mesopota- mian god of water and a member of
the triad of deities completed by Anu (Sumerian An) and Bel (Enlil). From a local
deity worshipped in the city of Eridu, Ea evolved into a major god, Lord of Apsu ...
Egyptian religion is characterized by numerous deities having both animal and
human forms. This diversity reflects the vast number of local cult centres that
sprang up all along the Nile valley prior to political unification (c. 2925 bc). Once
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