How To Use Ishtar In A Sentence

  • Ishtar soon became pregnant and claimed that it was the rays of the sun-god Baal that caused her to conceive.
  • The Moon rose to meet his daughter, the star Ishtar, and the Queen unbarred the door to the tower.
  • Every year, the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox became known as Ishtar's Sunday, and was celebrated by rabbits and eggs, and a pig must be eaten that day. The Union Democrat, Sonora, CA News, Sports, & Weather
  • Aphrodite was originally an old - Asian goddess, similar to the Mesopotamian Ishtar and the Syro - Palestinian goddess Ashtart.
  • Iraqi officials said car bombs were detonated outside the Babylon, Ishtar Sheraton, and al-Hamra hotels.
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  • The general commended his soul to Ishtar and sounded the golden oliphant. Wings in the Night
  • She could feel the presence of Ishtar welling within her and knew that the Goddess was speaking through her.
  • The crescent of the New Moon glowed in the indigo heavens, and to his left, Venus, the Evening Star of Ishtar kept him company.
  • The road names reflect Pakistan's history: the generously wide Shahrah-e-Faisal named after the Saudi ruler who came here for shikar; roads named for Iqbal, Nishtar, Ispahani.
  • Ea tries to rescue Ishtar from the underworld by sending a servant and is partially successful (Dalley 1989: 158). The Vivisection of Bone, Part 2: Mytho-Bone-esis
  • While he's "particularly drawn to the films he made in the late 60s and 70s," and you'll see that in his Warren Beatty top 5, you'll find plenty leaving comments arguing that Ishtar is a "great movie," even "the most misjudged movie of all time. GreenCine Daily: Warren Beatty @ 70.
  • Sometimes she was called Ishtar, a goddess of love and fertility and identified in mythology with Venus, the brightest light in the heavens. Mysteries & Intrigues of the Bible
  • Her eyes were the only note of color in her body, brilliant and arterial red; the rising crescent moon of Ishtar sat lambent on her brow.
  • Her name Ishtar is that by which she was known in Assyria; and the same term prevailed with slight modifications among the Semitic races generally. The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.
  • Ishtar is a great movie, a real gem, and more and more people are coming to realize this. GreenCine Daily: Warren Beatty @ 70.
  • They later realized that the morning and evening stars were the same celestial body, which they called Aphrodite, the goddess of love, thus perpetuating the cult of Babylonian Ishtar. 'Aladdin's Lamp'
  • Iraqi officials say the attackers drove cars packed with explosives and set off their bombs in quick succession outside Baghdad's Ishtar Sheraton, Babylon and al-Hamra hotels.
  • Twelve centuries later Nebuchadrezzar II (who is often called Nebuchadnezzar) turned his double-walled capital into a palatial showcase whose main entrance, the Ishtar Gate, was paved with blue-glazed ceramic tiles adorned with immense figures in relief: dragons representing the city's principal god Marduk, lions symbolizing Ishtar and bulls for Adad, the god of the sky. Britain pays tribute to American prints
  • In ancient Canaan Ishtar is known as Astarte, and her counterparts in the Greek and Roman pantheons are known as Aphrodite and Venus. Valerie Tarico: Ancient Sumerian Origins of the Easter Story

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