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Asratum was a Western Semitic (Canaanite) fertility goddess. Her name may be a corruption of the Semitic Athirat or Aserah. She is also mentioned in Babylonian texts from the Hellenic period. A.G.H.
Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 29