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Astarte

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Phoenician goddess of love. This is the name which Byron gives to his half‐sister Augusta Leigh in his drama Manfred.

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Astarte

Susan Ackerman.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 113 words.

(AV: Ashtoreth, Ashtaroth). The Greek form of Ashtart, one of the three great Canaanite goddesses. Astarte was primarily

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Astarte

Susan Ackerman.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 99 words.

(AV: Ashtoreth, Ashtaroth). The Greek form of Ashtart, one of the three great Canaanite goddesses. Astarte was primarily a goddess

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Astarte

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Mixed-media ballet with choreography by Joffrey, music by Crome Syrcus, design and lighting by Thomas Skelton, and film by Gardner Compton. Premiered 20 Sept. 1967 by City Center Joffrey...

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Astarte (West Asia)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 352 words.

The mother goddess in the Ras Shamra texts appears as Anat, Athirat, and Athtart, or Astarte. The consort and sister

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Astarte

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Phoenician goddess of love. This is the name which Byron gives to his half‐sister Augusta Leigh in his drama Manfred.

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Astarte

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

The Greek and Roman name for the supreme goddess of the phoenicians, ashtaroth.

Byron gave the name to the

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Astarte

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

batty, bratty, catty, chatty, Cincinnati, Dolcelatte, fatty, flattie, Hattie, natty, patty, ratty, Satie, Scarlatti, scatty, Tati, tattie, tatty

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Astarte

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

batty, bratty, catty, chatty, Cincinnati, Dolcelatte, fatty, flattie, Hattie, natty, patty, ratty, Satie, Scarlatti, scatty, Tati, tattie, tatty

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Astarte

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 22 words.

the Phoenician goddess of love. This is the name which Byron gives to his half‐sister Augusta Leigh in his drama

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Astarte

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 218 words.

This important goddess in ancient Canaan was called Ashtoreth in Hebrew and was possibly identical to the goddess named Anath.

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Astarte

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 72 words.

Mixed-media ballet with choreography by Joffrey, music by Crome Syrcus, design and lighting by Thomas Skelton, and film by Gardner Compton...

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Astarte

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

a Phoenician goddess of fertility and sexual love who corresponds to the Babylonian and Assyrian goddess Ishtar and who became identified with the Egyptian Isis, the Greek Aphrodite, and...

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Astarte [Bible]

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 81 words.

A Phoenician goddess of fertility and sexual love, corresponding to the Babylonian *Ishtar, the Egyptian *Isis, the Greek

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Rereading the Inscriptions of the ‘Throne of Astarte’ and the Sidonian Obelisk

Edward Lipiński.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

The photographs of the ‘Throne of Astarte’ inscription from the Tyrian mainland, published by J.R. Davila and B. Zuckerman, suggest a new reading of the end of its line 1. Instead of a...

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Ashtaroth

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Biblical name for the Canaanite goddess Astarte.

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Ashtaroth

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

biblical name for the Canaanite goddess Astarte.

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Atargatis

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 14 words.

in Assyrian mythology, a fertility goddess, resembling Astarte, and shown as half-fish, half-woman.

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Atargatis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

In Assyrian mythology, a fertility goddess, resembling Astarte, and shown as half-fish, half-woman.

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Ashtoreth

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 43 words.

A goddess of love and motherhood worshipped among the *Canaanites (Judg. 2: 13) and called Astarte among the *

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Ashtoreth

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 53 words.

A goddess of love and motherhood worshipped among the Canaanites (Judg. 2: 13) and called Astarte among the

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