Astarte _ Goddess of the ancient Middle East and chief deity of the Mediterranean seaports of Tyre, Sidon, and Elath. Astarte shared many qualities, and perhaps a common origin, with her sister Anath. The goddess of love and war, Astarte was worshiped in Egypt and in Canaan, as well as among the Hittites. Her Akkadian counterpart was Ishtar. She is often mentioned in the Bible under the name Ashtaroth.
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The goddess of love in Babylon was also a might warrioress, who rode a lion into battle. This is her, Ishtar (also called Inanna). I painted this with w... Ishtar
The Burney Relief, also known as the Queen of the Night, is a Mesopotamian terracotta plaque in high relief of the Isin-Larsa or Old-Babylonian period, depicting a winged, nude, goddess-like figure with bird's talons, flanked by owls, and perched upon supine lions, dated between 1800 and 1750 BCE. It originates from southern Iraq, but the exact find-site is unknown. Whether it represents Lilitu, Inanna/Ishtar, or Ereshkigal, is under debate. Side view, showing depth of relief.
I AM Babylon. I AM The Gateway. I am known as Inanna, Ishtar, Nanaea, Astarte, Isis. I cannot be used as a tool for men to bargain with blood and magic to sit among the adepts. No man can take my mysteries without my choice to give it to them. To reveal my mysteries I must love a man with my mind, heart and soul and after with my body. Because I choose. Only the Goddess can make a god or a king or a master.
Spelling And Creating (The Word Game)
Yes indeed you are connected with KRYON, .. do not worry about the intricacies of the name and do not worry about anything dear child for I come to you with love and devotion, for I come to you with love and understanding, for I am you and you are me and together we shall be always.. What is your questions dear child?…. (the question is about what else could we do in order to facilitate our ascension beyond what we are doing_).. ahh dear child that is a great question that you have brought…
Spring has finally arrived! Saturday was officially the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. For those of you who didn't know, our neighbors in the Southern Hemisphere saw the first day of Autumn on Saturday. We have had some beautiful sunny days here on the North Coast and signs of the season are all around us. Patti and I got some new flowers and planted them in flower pots in the back yard Saturday to celebrate the arrival of Spring. Most of us are familiar with the symbols of…
Fire the Imagination
Textbooks are so much more appealing and approachable when the graphic design and illustrations of the book are given great thought to, as they were in the early years of the 20th century. Binding design and illustrative paintings help to fire the imagination, which is always a great aid to learning. cover binding Ernest Wallcousins frontispiece The Tempatation of Ea-Bani title page Ernest Wallcousins Merodach Sets Forth to Attack Tiamat Ernest Wallcousins The Slaying of the Bull of Ishtar…
Featured Goddess: Ishtar - Awakening the Goddess Within
Share the post "Featured Goddess: Ishtar" FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInStumbleUpon Ishtar Goddess of Love, War, Fertility, and Sexuality “You are a most powerful woman. Call upon me when you feel taken advantage of and I will protect you.” Traits Ishtar Embodies: Strength Protection Boundaries Feminine power Self-Love How to call on Ishtar: Known for …