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Inanna (Sumerian deity)

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingInanna (Sumerian deity)
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Variant(s)Inana (Sumerian deity)
See alsoIshtar (Assyro-Babylonian deity)
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Associated countrySumer
Found inEnheduanna. Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart, 2000.
Ellis, Elsi Vassdal. Inanna, 1987.
Wolkstein, Diane. Inanna, queen of heaven and earth : her stories and hymns from Sumer, 1983.
Ancient history encyclopedia website, June 12, 2019 (Inanna is the ancient Sumerian goddess of love, sensuality, fertility, procreation, and also of war. She later became identified by the Akkadians and Assyrians as the goddess Ishtar, and further with the Hittite Sauska, the Phoenician Astarte and the Greek Aphrodite, among many others. She was also seen as the bright star of the morning and evening, Venus, and identified with the Roman goddess)
Ancient Mesopotamian gods and goddesses website, June 12, 2019 (Inana/Ištar (goddess); Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare. In her astral aspect, Inana/Ištar is the planet Venus, the morning and the evening star)
   <>, June 12, 2019 (Inanna. Origin: Sumerian. Role: Goddess of sex, war, fertility and sensuality. Parents: Enki or Nanna and Ningal. Husband: Dumuzi; also known as Ishtar in Akkadian mythology)
Transformation of a goddess, 2014: title page (Ishtar) page 1 (The goddess Ištar (Inanna in Sumerian))
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