ASTARTEAlso known as ASHTORETH
Rampant Goddess of Fertility and Sexual Pleasure from Phoenicia.
ASTARTE was very popular in Old Testament times and traveled far and wide, starting up in business all over the place with the help of her consort and brother BAAL. This kind of thing was always a cue for monotheistic fury and Biblical condemnation.
She was also worshipped in Babylon under the name ISHTAR — and vice-versa.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Area or people : Canaan, Syria
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ASHTORETH
Popularity index : 246
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