Ereshkigal and Nergal

Fran Hazelton tells the story of Ereshkigal, queen of the Land of the Dead, and Nergal, the god of death. Ereshkigal seduces Nergal and falls in love with him. When he leaves her she is distraught and threatens to free the dead. Nergal returns to the Great Below and forces Ereshkigal to share her throne. [12:55]

The copyright for the version of the Ereshkigal and Nergal story told in this recording is held by Fran Hazelton © ℗ 2020. Recorded by Colin Rae.

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