Definitions for ISHTARˈɪʃ tɑr
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Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and fertility and war; counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte
A goddess of fertility, love, sex and war. In the Babylonian pantheon, she was the divine personification of the planet Venus. Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic goddess Astarte.
Ishtar is the East Semitic Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility, love, war, and sex. She is the counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna, and is the cognate for the Northwest Semitic Aramean goddess Astarte.
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The first day of work, I was walking the halls of the Brill Building and saw Warren Beatty and Elaine May editing ‘Ishtar,’ i thought, ‘This is the greatest job ever!’.
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