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Scriptsעַשְׁתֹרֶת 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 & CulturesAstarte Biblical Greek 'Ashtoret Biblical Hebrew


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