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Ishtar - Inanna

The Mesopotamian love and fertility goddess Inanna or Ishtar.

Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses
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Nanna's daughter. Gilgamesh scorned her advances. She is also involved in a story of the underworld which she can only leave if someone stays in her place.

Inanna (Encyclopedia Mythica)
Goddess of love, fertility, and war. She is also called Ninnanna, Ninsianna, and Inannu. She is the personification of the planet Venus and is portrayed as fickle towards men.

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