Tammaz

Tammaz, in Mesopotamian mytholgoy (Babylonian-Akkadian), is equated to Adonis. He was the consort and brother of Ishtar, as the Sumerian god Dumuzi and consort of Inanna. When she descended into the neither

Tanit

Tanit, also Tenit in asian mythology. It was a Phoenician and Pontic (Carthaginian) moon goddess, who was known largely from various inscriptions found along the North African coast and associated

Ninurta

Ninurta, lord plough, in Mesopotamian mythology (Babylonian-Akkadian) [Iraq], is god of thunderstorms and the plough. He was worshipped from around 3500 BC to 200 BC and probably synonymous with Ningirsu

Nintu

Nintu, mother goddess, in Mesopotamian mythology (Sumerian and Babylonian-Akkadian. She was the wife of the god Enlil the god of the wind and storms. She was also known as Inanna,

Ninhursaga

Ninhursaga, Mesopotamian (Sumerian and Babylonian-Akkadian) [Iraq], was a Mother Goddess and one of seven great deities of Sumer. She was worshipped from about 3500 BC to 1750 BC. Her supposed symbol was omega,

Molech

Molech, (or Molek) also known as Moloch was the chief god of the Phoenicians, and Canaanites, mentioned as the god of the Ammonites, Western Semitic, probably known to the Israelites

Marduk

The meaning of Marduk Marduk, literally meaning ‘bull calf of the sun’ and son of Ea, apparently was a god of magic and incantations from early times. This double-headed sun god

Ishtar

Ishtar was held to be the great Mother Goddess in ancient Assyrian and Bablyonian mythology. It was believed she was the daughter of the sky-god, Anu, or the moon god, Sin. Gradually

Inanna

Inanna (or Inana) was the paramount goddess of the Sumerian pantheon. Even though she was never considered the “mother goddess” technically, she headed a long line of historical female deities concerned

Gayomart myth

Gayomart, literally ‘dying life,’ in Persian mythology, is the primeval man, the creator of Ahura Mazda. Gayomart was a spirit form for 3000 years before taking the corporeal form of a

Enlil

Enlil, lord wind, Mesopotamian (Sumerian) [Iraq], is god of the air. He was worship from 3500 BC, or before, to about 1750 BC. The son of primordial An and Ki, Enlili was

Enki

Enki, lord of the soul, Mesopotamian (Sumerian) [Iraq], is a creator god, god of wisdom, and god of sweet water. His time of worship extended from about 3500 BC to 1750

Enmesarra

Enmesarra, Mesopotamian (Babylonian-Akkadian), is a chthonic god of the law. According to some texts he controls the me’s or divine laws. It was the summerian god of law an order. A

Caelestis

Caelestis was the Carthaginian (North Africa) moon goddess who became the Romanized form of the Punic goddess Tanit. Elsewhere she was syncretized into the cult of Aphrodite–Venus. The annual games were

Baal

The antiquity of the worship of the god or gods of Baal extends back to the 14th century BC among the ancient Semitic peoples, the descendants of Shem, the oldest son of

Attis

Attis is a “dying-and-rising” fertility god modeled on the Mesopotamian Dumuzi. He is thought to have originated as a shepherd. Some traditions have Kybele, the “great mother,” as either his mother,

Astoreth goddess

  Astoreth, was a Palestinian and Philistine (Israel, Lebanon) fertility goddess. It was worshipped from around 1200 BC until 200 BC. Her name was synonymous with Astaroth. And her cult

Astarte

The Goddess Astarte Astarte goddess, is also known as Ashtoreth and the queen of heaven. She was the ancient Phoenician great goddess of fertility, motherhood, and war. The name astarte means

Aserah

Aserah was the great Mother Goddess of Canaan, known as Lady Aserah of the sea, she apparently lived close to the palace of Il, the Canaanite creator god, and supposedly had

Anat

Anat, the sister of Baal, was principally a fertility goddess. She was frequently depicted naked with bare breasts and vaginal area prominent. Often she wears a coiffure similar to that of

Adapa

  Adapa, son of Ea and Sumerian king of Eridu, was regarded as the first man and sage, but was not considered immortal. Whereas Adam is claimed to have named