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Ashtaroth

The goddess-moon in Syrian mythology, called by Jeremiah (vii. 18, xliv. 17, 25) “the queen of heaven.” Goddess of the Zidonians.

Mooned Ashtaroth,
Heaven's queen and mother both.

Milton: The Hymn.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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