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Inanna was the Queen of the Sumerian Pantheon and Goddess of love, fertility and war. Her other names included Ninanna (Queen of the Sky) and as Ninsinanna she was personification of the planet Venus, linked to the morning and evening star. The Babylonians knew her as Ishtar. Sacred marriage rites were performed at the Sumerian New Year. At the ceremony this Goddess would be invoked to bless the couples with fertility.

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Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare. In her astral aspect, Inana/Ištar is the planet Venus, the morning and the evening star.

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Mesopotamia, Goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal 'Queen of the Night' (18th Century B.C.). Goddess Ishtar, the roots of later Christian celebrated 'Easter,' Christianity having Pagan roots.

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Easter, Ishtar, Goddess of Love, Goddess of War, Goddess of Sex, ishtar goddess facts, Myth, mythology, god, story, ishtar easter

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✯ Ishtar - The goddess of love in Babylon was also a might warrioress, who rode a lion into battle. This is her, Ishtar -also called Inanna- :: Artist Selina Fenech ✯

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darkbastardsoul: “Inanna, Sumerian Goddess of Love ” !!! This is exactly what the snake around Inanna’s neck looked like in my dream.

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