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  The Devolution of the Goddess

Anthropomorphic Inanna

Review "The Devolution of the Goddess: Anthropomorphic Inanna".

Inana/Ištar (goddess) A lengthy description of Inanna (conflated with Ishtar) can be found in the Ancient Mesopotaamian Gods and Goddesses section of the ORACC web site from the University of Pennsylvania. "Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare..." Read more.

You might enjoy hearing the poems of Inanna read aloud: