Ishtar

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Auld Babylonie period Queen o Nicht relief, aften considered tae represent an aspect o Ishtar.

Ishtar (pronooncit /ˈɪʃtɑːr/; Transliteration: DIŠTAR; Akkadian: 𒀭𒈹 DINGIR INANNA; Sumerie 𒀭𒌋𒁯) is the East Semitic Akkadian, Assirie an Babylonie goddess o growthiness, luve, war, an sex.[1] She is the coonterpairt tae the Sumerie Inanna, an is the cognate for the Northwast Semitic Aramean goddess Astarte.

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  1. Wilkinson, p. 24

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