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Easter, Ishtar, Goddess of Love, Goddess of War, Goddess of Sex, ishtar goddess facts, Myth, mythology, god, story, ishtar easter

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Mesopotamia, Goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal 'Queen of the Night' (18th Century B.C.). Goddess Ishtar, the roots of later Christian celebrated 'Easter,' Christianity having Pagan roots.

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Inanna was the Queen of the Sumerian Pantheon and Goddess of love, fertility and war. Her other names included Ninanna (Queen of the Sky) and as Ninsinanna she was personification of the planet Venus, linked to the morning and evening star. The Babylonians knew her as Ishtar. Sacred marriage rites were performed at the Sumerian New Year. At the ceremony this Goddess would be invoked to bless the couples with fertility.

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✯ Ishtar - The goddess of love in Babylon was also a might warrioress, who rode a lion into battle. This is her, Ishtar -also called Inanna- :: Artist Selina Fenech ✯

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Mythology + Religion: Goddess Inanna | #MythologyAndReligion #Mythology #Inanna

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Inanna ( Sumerian: Inanna; Akkadian: Ištar) was the Sumerian goddess of love, fertility, and warfare, and goddess of the E-Anna temple at the city of Uruk, her main centre. As early as the Uruk period, she was associated with the city of Uruk where stood her greatest shrine, the House of Heaven.

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Statuette of a naked woman, maybe the Great Goddess of Babylon (or Ishtar). Alabaster, gold, terracotta and rubies, 2nd century CE/BC. From the necropolis of Hillah, near Babylon.

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One of the earliest Goddesses in human history was Ishtar of Babylon.

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from Journeying to the Goddess

Goddess Inanna

Goddess Ishtar From the land where Lilith was born

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Goddess Symbols - Star of Ishtar. A symbol of the Mesopotamian Goddess Ishtar (Anath, Astarte, Inanna). Originally the deified evening star, Astarte was connected with fertility, sexuality, and war. The eight points represent the movements of the planet Venus. Source: dragonscale.com

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