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Ishtar

Alternative parentage: Sin;
[R69] Ea;[R69] Enki;[R69] Anu and Antu[R69]

Goddess of love, fertility, hunting and war.[R69]
Worshipped from c. 2500 BC to AD 200.[J22]
Her cult centres were found throughout Mesopotamia, particularly at Babylon and Niveneh.
[J22]
Or sister of Ereshkigal, Samas and Teshub; or sister and wife (or mother and wife) of Tammuz; or wife of Nabu; or of Marduk.
[R69]
She is derived from the Sumerian Inana.[J22]



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