Oannes

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  • Middle Eastern Middle Eastern (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)
  • Merfolk Merfolk (common type)

A god of wisdom of Babylonian, Phoenician and Chaldean mythology. He is part fish and part human and lived around people during the day and in the ocean at night. He taught writing, healing, agriculture and art to humans. At night and at the winter solstice he would be swallowed by Tiamat but was able to escape and reappear each morning and each Spring.

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