Ereshkigal and Nergal

Badia Obaid tells in Arabic 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. Music by Tara Jaff. [17:00]

The copyright for the version of the Ereshkigal and Nergal story told in this recording is held by Badia Obaid © ℗ 2020.

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