Jewish Encyclopedia: Ashtoreth, goddess of sex and war

Ashtoreth, Chief Semitic goddess of sex and war


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The Goddess in Phenicia.
In Phenician Colonies.
In Babylonia.
In Arabia.
In Abyssinia.

The name given in the Old Testament to the old Semitic mother-goddess, called in Phenicia, Ashtarte; in Babylonia, Ishtar; and in Arabia, Athtar. (For her