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Astarte riding in a chariot with four branches protruding from roof, on the reverse of a Julia Maesa coin from Sidon

{{#invoke:Side box|main}} Astarte or Ashtoreth (Greek: Ἀστάρτη{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Astártē) is the Hellenized form of the Middle Eastern goddess Ishtar, worshipped from the Bronze Age through classical antiquity. The name is particularly associated with her worship in the ancient Levant among the Canaanites and Phoenicians. She was also celebrated in Egypt following the importation of Levantine cults there. The name Astarte is sometimes also applied to her cults in Mesopotamian cultures like Assyria and Babylonia.

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Astarte sections
Intro  Name  Overview  Astarte in Ugarit  Astarte in Egypt  Astarte in Phoenicia  Astarte in Judah   Other associations   See also  References  External links  

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Astarte riding in a chariot with four branches protruding from roof, on the reverse of a Julia Maesa coin from Sidon

{{#invoke:Side box|main}} Astarte or Ashtoreth (Greek: Ἀστάρτη{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Astártē) is the Hellenized form of the Middle Eastern goddess Ishtar, worshipped from the Bronze Age through classical antiquity. The name is particularly associated with her worship in the ancient Levant among the Canaanites and Phoenicians. She was also celebrated in Egypt following the importation of Levantine cults there. The name Astarte is sometimes also applied to her cults in Mesopotamian cultures like Assyria and Babylonia.

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Astarte sections
Intro  Name  Overview  Astarte in Ugarit  Astarte in Egypt  Astarte in Phoenicia  Astarte in Judah   Other associations   See also  References  External links  

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