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Athirat


Athirat, a Western Semitic (Canaanite) fertility goddess, was identified in Old Babylonian tests of Hammurabi as the daughter-in-law of the king of heaven. In pre-Islamic southern Arabia, she was said to be the consort of the moon god Amm. (See Aserah) A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 32


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