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Astarte (Phoenician deity)

LC control no.n 2016036345
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingAstarte (Phoenician deity)
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Variant(s)Ashtoreth (Phoenician deity)
Ashtaroth (Phoenician deity)
Athtart (Phoenician deity)
See alsoIshtar (Assyro-Babylonian deity)
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Associated countryPhoenicia
Found inBonnet, C. Astarte, 1996.
Encarta Encyclopedia WWW site, Nov. 8, 2000 (Astarte, Greek and Roman name of Ashtoreth, the supreme female divinity of the Phoenician nation, the goddess of love and fruitfulness. The name is frequently found in the earlier books of the Old Testament in the plural form of Ashtaroth. The Babylonian and Assyrian counterpart of Astarte was Ishtar)
Britannica Macro.: v. 17, p. 968 (Astarte (Ashtoreth in the Old Testament) is a goddess of love and war, the approximate equivalent of Mesopotamian Ishtar)
Transformation of a goddess, 2014: t.p. (Astarte)
Wilson-Wright, Aren M. Athtart, 2016.
Wikipedia, viewed June 27, 2022: (entry under Astarte = Athtart = Ashtart)
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