Given Name ASHTORETH

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עַשְׁתֹרֶת (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility. Her name is cognate to that of the East Semitic goddess ISHTAR.
VARIANTS: 'Ashtoret, Astarte, Ishtar (Semitic Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Astarte (Biblical Greek), 'Ashtoret (Biblical Hebrew)

Categories

fertility deities, goddesses, love, love deities, war, war deities
Entry updated July 11, 2018