Oannes

Mesopotamian - A Babylonian god of wisdom. Father of Semiramis by Atargatis, some say. He lived on an island in the Persian Gulf and taught mankind the arts of writing, agriculture, etc. He was envisaged as half man, half fish. In some accounts he is the same as Ea. On occassion, identified as Oannes, Dagan, Dagan, Odacon, Onnes, Dagon, Daguna, On, On, Aun, Aun, Ain, Dagan, Kuski-banda, Kuski-banda or Ea.

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