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1) Ishtar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ishtar, (ish´tar) (KEY) , ancient fertility deity, the most widely worshiped goddess in Babylonian and Assyrian religion. She was worshiped under various names and...

2) Ishtar. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Mythology The chief Babylonian and Assyrian goddess, associated with love, fertility, and war, being the counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte. Akkadian Istar. See...

3) Esther. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Hebrew estr, from Persian sitareh, star. See ster-3 in Appendix I, or Akkadian Istar, Ishtar. See Ishtar....

4) 35724. Levertov, Denise. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...grunt, grunt andshine ATTRIBUTION:Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "Song for Ishtar."...

5) Astarte. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Semitic goddess of love and war, being the Phoenician, Syrian, and Canaanite counterpart to Ishtar. In the Bible, her name sometimes appears in the plural, perhaps...

6) Astarte. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...love. She was the most important goddess of the Phoenicians and corresponds to the Babylonian Ishtar and the Greek Aphrodite. She took a dominant place in Middle...

7) 35725. Levertov, Denise. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...shines through me ATTRIBUTION:Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-American poet. Song for Ishtar (l. 1-3). Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann...

8) Inanna. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...associated with fertility, the natural world, and war, and later equated with the Babylonian Ishtar. Sumerian in-an-ak, lady of the sky : in, variant of nin, lady...

9) Tammuz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...he personified the creative powers of spring. He was loved by the fertility goddess Ishtar, who, according to one legend, was so grief-stricken at his death that...

10) d. The Amorite Kingdoms. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Isin, drove the Elamites from Ur. Ishme-Dagan (1953-1935) was a social reformer, and Lipit-Ishtar (1934-1924) left behind an important early law code. After nine...

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