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Scripts𒀭𒈹 Akkadian Cuneiform
PronouncedPron.ISH-tahr English

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. Ishtar was an Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess who presided over love, war and fertility. She was cognate with the Canaanite and Phoenician Ashtoreth, and she was also identified with the Sumerian goddess Inanna.
Other Languages & CulturesAshtoreth Biblical Astarte Biblical Greek 'Ashtoret Biblical Hebrew


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