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Astaroth


Astaroth, a Western Semitic fertility deity, was goddess of sheep herders. She was equated with the goddess Astarte. The plural form of this name, Astoreth, was recognized as a collective name for goddesses sometimes associated with Baal. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 29


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