Šuwaliyat

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Šuwaliyat is a Hittite god. His Hurrian correspondence is Tasmisu.

Šuwaliyat is the brother of the most important Hittite god Tarḫunna. In the Hurritian-Hittite "Ullikummi song" Šuwaliyat seems to be the wind or storm traveling around with weather god Tarḫunna. He is also the vizier and older brother of Tarḫunna. The other sibling of Šuwaliyat is Aranzah, the river Tigris. In Hurrian-Hittite mythology he visits the goddess Lelwani in underworld together with Tarḫunna.

LiteratureEdit

  • Volkert Haas: Die hethitische Literatur, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin 2006, pages 132, 136, 150, 178 and 180, ISBN 978-3-11-018877-6