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  `Ashtart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Her symbols were the lion, the horse, the sphinx, the dove, and a star within a circle indicating the planet Venus.
‘Ashtart was also identified with the goddess Sekhmet but seemingly more often conflated, at least in part, with Isis to judge from the many images found of ‘Ashtart suckling a small child.
In the description of the Phoenician pantheon ascribed to Sanchuniathon ‘Ashtart appears as a daughter of Sky and Earth and sister of the god El.
www.encyclopedia-1.com /_/_a/_ashtart.html   (779 words)

 Ashtart Definition / Ashtart Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
‘Ashtart, commonly known as Astarte (also Hebrew or Phoenician עשתרת;, UgariticThe Ugaritic language is known to us only in the form of writings located in the lost city of Ugarit since its discovery by French archaeologists in 1928.
Ashtart is a russian blue teenager with silver stripes.
Ashtart is the only other oilfield with proven and estimated reserves over 100 million barrels.
www.elresearch.com /Ashtart   (340 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Atargatis
The name ‘Atar‘atah is a compound of two divine names: the first part is a form of the Ugaritic ‘Athtart, Himyaritic ‘Athtar, the equivalent of the Old Testament ‘Ashtoreth, the Phoenician ‘Ashtart rendered in Greek as Astarte.
In many cases Atargatis and ‘Ashtart and other goddesses who once had independent cults and mythologies became fused to such an extent as to be indistinguishable.
This fusion is exemplified by the Carnion temple, which is probably identical with the famous temple of ‘Ashtart at Ashtaroth-Karnaim.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Atargatis   (950 words)

 Kotharat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In "Nikkal and the Kotharat" the Kotharat are first summoned to oversee the birth of a son to Yarikh the moon-god and the goddess Nikkal and then summoned a second time to bless the human girl Prbkht for her forthcoming marriage.
Sanchuniathon refers to group seven daughters of El by ‘Ashtart whose Phoenician name is not given but who are called the Titantides or Artemides in Greek.
That the Greek goddess Artemis was often worshipped as a birth goddess suggests these seven Artemides are so called because they were also birth goddesses.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kotharat   (216 words)

 Astarte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another transliteration is ‘Ashtart; other names for the goddess include Hebrew or Phoenician עשתרת (transliterated Ashtoreth), Ugaritic ‘ttrt (also ‘Attart or ‘Athtart, transliterated Atirat), and Akkadian dAs-tar-tú (also Astartu).
She was especially worshipped in her aspect of a war goddess, often paired with the goddessAnat.
Melqart) and Astarte (though he notes some instead call the queen Saosis or Nemanūs, which Plutarch interprets as corresponding to the Greek name Athenais).
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ashtart   (1027 words)

 'Ashtart Definition / 'Ashtart Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
‘Ashtart, commonly known as Astarte (also Hebrew The Modern Hebrew language is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family.
What makes it unique is that the original Hebrew Bible, the Torah, that Judaism teaches to have been recorded in the time of Moses 3,300 years ago, was written in (Biblical) Classical Hebrew.
As-tar-tú (also Astartu), Greek Αστάρτη (Astártê)), was a major northwest-Semitic goddess, cognate in name, origin, and functions with the east-Semitic goddess IshtarIshtar is the Akkadian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic goddess `Ashtart.
www.elresearch.com /%27Ashtart   (275 words)

 The Ultimate Ba`alat Gebal - American History Information Guide and Reference
She was generally identified with the pan-Semitic goddess ‘Ashtar and so equated with the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
However Sanchuniathon equates her with the Greek goddess Dione and presents her as a sister of ‘Ashtart (Aphrodite) and Rhea (who is probably Asherah), all three being wives of El.
Ba‘alat Gebal was distinguished in iconography from ‘Ashtart or other aspects of ‘Ashtart or similar goddesses by two, tall, upright feathers in her headdress.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Ba%60alat_Gebal   (170 words)

 Asherah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is clearly distinguished from ʿAshtart (better known in English as Astarte).
She is also called Elat (the feminine form of El) and Qodesh 'Holiness'.
This Qudshu seems not to be either ʿAshtart or ʿAnat as both those goddesses appear under their own names and with quite different iconography and appear in at least one pictorial representation along with Qudshu.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Asherah   (1120 words)

 Cultic Temple Prostitution and Homosexuality, A Christian Hoax?
First a bit of background.  The Bible itself tells us that Ashtart (Asherah, etc.) was worshiped even in temple of Jerusalem for about 2/3 of the time it stood.
And it seems to be the favorite verse of those who use the Bible to justify prejudice and discrimination against homosexuals.
The Canaanite god of the sun, Baal and his consort, the fertility goddess Ashtart (Ashtoreth, etc.)  were commonly worshipped in the area.  The term "toevah" appears throughout the Law to denounce idolatrous practices.
www.ralliance.org /CultTempleProstitutes.html   (1685 words)

‘Ashtart, commonly known as Astarte (also Hebrew or Phoenician עשתרת; (transliterated Ashtoreth), Ugaritic ‘ttrt (also ‘Attart or ‘Athtart), Akkadian
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The article about Astarte contains information related to Astarte, General discussion, ‘Ashtart in Ugarit, ‘Ashtart in Egypt, ‘Ashtart described by Sanchuniathon, Hebrew pronunciation, Astarte and Ashtoreth, Demonology, References and External link.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Astarte   (975 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Arco negotiating further development for Tunisian oilfields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
3, 1998 Arco is negotiating further development of its Ashtart offshore oil field with the Tunisian government, which would require an investment of about $ 400 mm.
Located in 225 feet of water in the Mediterranean Gulf of Gabes about 200 miles south-east of Tunis, the Ashtart field has an estimated 800 mm barrels of oil in place and has produced 240 mm barrels of crude since its discovery in 1971.
Arco said that there were also potential synergies with the company's neighbouring South Kerkennah block, should exploration efforts there prove successful.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cna84438.htm   (254 words)

 Ishtar biography
It is uncertain whether she was originally the local numen of some Akkadian community in Babylonia or a goddess worshiped by the Akkadians before they invaded this country.
The circumstance that the sex varies, so that Athtar, Atar, Astar, and probably Ashtar represent a male deity, Ashtart a female, and Ishtar either a male or a female, seems to point to an object that could be conceived of as either.
Such an object is the planet Venus, which, like sun and moon, is now male, now female, and with which the Arabian Atarsamain and the Canaanitish Ashtart are closely related as Ishtar.
www.dromo.info /ishtarbio.htm   (580 words)

 Deity Temple, Room 2 - More Canaanite Deities
Her arms are bent at the elbow and in each hand she holds either a flower, variously called a lily or a lotus, a "bouquet" of indeterminate plants, or a snake.
As qadesh is an epithet, not a name, it is not clear which Canaanite goddess She is. She may be an aspect of either ´Asherah, `Anat, or `Ashtart or She may represent a combination of ´Asherah, `Anat, and `Ashtart.
While scholars today sometimes confuse the various goddesses, it is clear that in the past, in fact, these goddesses were concatenated as well, a single goddess emerging were previously there had been two or three.
www.geocities.com /SoHo/Lofts/2938/mindei.html   (2746 words)

 IngentaConnect A Reconsideration of the Aphrodite-Ashtart Syncretism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Scholars have long recognized a one-to-one correspondence, or interpretatio syncretism, between the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the Phoenician goddess Ashtart (Astarte).
The origin of this syncretism is usually attributed to the eastern origins of Aphrodite herself, whereby the Greek goddess evolved out of the Phoenician, as is suggested as early as the writings of Herodotos.
As a result, the identification between Aphrodite and Ashtart was quite general, and both goddesses were syncretized not only with each other, but with a full range of Mediterranean goddesses.
api.ingentaconnect.com /content/brill/num/2004/00000051/00000002/art00001   (211 words)

 Jezebel's Goddess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
And Jezebel was quite a religious enthusiast: 450 priests of Baal ate at her table.
(I'm sure her statue of Ashtart had a back as well as a front).
Jezebel had the prophets of Jehovah killed, whereupon Elijah, the servant of the Lord, annihilated her 450 priests, which in turn ticked off Jezebel so much that she threatened to destroy Elijah.
www.halfmoon.org /story/ast.html   (523 words)

 Penetrating Insights into the Temple Mount
Between the two sides of the northern gate there are rounded towers and in the nothern corner of the wall there is a mass of an imperfectly pentagonal structure, the length of the long sides of which is some 18 feet.
As already noted, the settlement at Caesarea was also built by the Phoenician king 'Abd 'Ashtart (5).
The book of II Kings, chapter 23, tells of Josiah, king of Judah in the sixth century B.C.E., cleansing Jerusalem from idolatrous places of worship.
www.templemount.org /radarir.html   (2154 words)

 easter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
In Babylonia Ishtar whose name is cognate with Ashtarte (Ashtart), was identified with Venus.
The identification of 'Ashtart with Aphrodite is evidence of her sexual character." (Westminster Dictionary of the Bible art.
Because the worship of these two fertility gods, Baal and Astoreth, was accompanied by sexual rites, their festivals became popular throughout the ancient world.
www.walkinthelight.ca /easter.htm   (354 words)

 Ba`alat Gebal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
La identificaron con la diosa Ashtar de la cacerola-Semitic y así que fueron comparada generalmente con la diosa griega Aphrodite.
Sin embargo Sanchuniathon la compara con la diosa griega Dione y ella presenta como hermana Ashtart (Aphrodite) y Rhea (quién es probablemente Asherah), los tres que son esposas del EL.
Baalat Gebal fue distinguido en iconography de Ashtart o de otros aspectos Ashtart o las diosas similares por dos, plumas altas, verticales en sus headdress.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ba/Ba%60alat%20Gebal.htm   (191 words)

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From: owner-ane@ (ANE Digest) To: ane-digest Subject: ANE Digest V1998 #307 Reply-To: Sender: owner-ane@ Errors-To: owner-ane@ Precedence: bulk ANE Digest Friday, November 6 1998 Volume 1998 : Number 307 RE: ane Ashtart and Anat [Conception and Birth] ane egytomania...
Subject: RE: ane Ashtart and Anat [Conception and Birth] On Tue, 3 Nov 1998 morsil@webtv.net [Morris Silver] wrote: Subject: ane Ashtart and Anat >Egyptian "magical' texts of the second millennium refer to Ashtart and Anat >as goddesses "who conceive but do not bear".
Thanks, Matthew Anstey ------------------------------ Date: Thu, 5 Nov 1998 20:07:25 -0500 (EST) From: morsil@webtv.net Subject: RE: ane Ashtart and Anat [Conception and Birth] Ms.
www-oi.uchicago.edu /OI/ANE/ANE-DIGEST/1998/v1998.n307   (909 words)

 eLibrary Project : Ishtar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
For other uses, see [Akkadian counterpart to the Sumerian mythology,Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic goddess `Ashtart.
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elibraryproject.com /info/Ishtar.html   (1845 words)

 Luciferianismo - For my Fallen Angel - Lilith Ashtart
Luciferianismo - For my Fallen Angel - Lilith Ashtart
Este material pode ser exposto publicamente em outras páginas da WEB, citando a fonte (http://luciferianism.cjb.net) e a autora (Lilith Ashtart).
Lilith Ashtart - For my Fallen Angel HP
br.geocities.com /lilithashtart/luctexto2.htm   (1425 words)

 Talaria Enterprises Ishtar Inanna Ashtart Babylonia Art Reproduction
Talaria Enterprises Ishtar Inanna Ashtart Babylonia Art Reproduction
In ancient times, she was addressed as “Mother of the Fruitful Breast, Queen of Heaven, Creator of People, and Mother of Deities”.
Copyright © 1997-2003 Talaria Enterprises No part of this catalog may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission.
www.museumcopy.com /products_lg/tal466.html   (130 words)

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Budin: >Can anyone offer enlightenment on the presence of the name >'Athtart/'Ashtart in the Ebla corpus?
I have been able to find >evidence for both the masculine form 'Ashtar and the Akkadian Ishtar, >but Pettinato is quite unclear concerning an actual attestation for >'Ashtart.
3- This reading is further reinforced by the parallel invocation of /d AMA-ra/ and /d BARA10-ra/ = d Ishkhara, a minor deity often invoked with 'Ashtart.
www-oi.uchicago.edu /OI/ANE/ANE-DIGEST/1998/v1998.n062   (1541 words)

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