( as·TAR·te). An ancient Semitic deity, goddess of fertility and reproduction.
a fertility goddess; counterpart of Ashtoreth and Ishtar
Greek; Fertility Goddess. Whether you wish to bear children or have a magnificent garden, Astarte will assist in your desire.
goddess of love and fertility worshipped in Phoenicia and elsewhere in the Near East
Astarte (from Greek Î‘ÏƒÏ„Î¬ÏÏ„Î· (AstÃ¡rtÄ“)) is the name of a major goddess as known from Northwestern Semitic regions, cognate in name, origin and functions with the goddess Ishtar in Mesopotamian texts. Another transliteration is â€˜Ashtart; other names for the goddess include Hebrew or Phoenician ×¢×©×ª×¨×ª (transliterated Ashtoreth), Ugaritic â€˜á¹¯trt (also â€˜Aá¹¯tart or â€˜Athtart, transliterated Atirat), and Akkadian dAs-tar-tÃº (also Astartu).