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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of Ashtoreth.

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Examples

  • "Ashtaroth-karnaim," especially when it retains the word Ashtaroth elsewhere, is not easy to say, unless it should have some relation to boughs; as a place thick and shady with boughs.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • It blasphemes against Astarte, twisting Her name to Ashtaroth as a pun on the Hebrew word for "whore".

    Duncan Does Deus

  • It blasphemes against Astarte, twisting Her name to Ashtaroth as a pun on the Hebrew word for "whore".

    Wisdom, Justice And Mercy

  • 394 In this classical land of Venus the worship of Ishtar – Ashtaroth is by no means obsolete.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As to Ashtaroth-karnaim, there is little doubt but that was in the kingdom of Bashan; the larger region being called Ashtaroth, Karnaim is added in a distinguishing limited sense: Deuteronomy 1: 4, "Og, the king of Bashan, which dwelt at Ashtaroth in Edrei."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • -- These lines were suggested by a passage in an unpublished drama by my friend, the author of "Ashtaroth" {A.L. Gordon} --

    The Poems of Henry Kendall With Biographical Note by Bertram Stevens

  • If in "Ashtaroth" and "Bellona" we recognise the swing of a familiar metre, in such poems as "The Sick Stockrider" we perceive the genuine poetic instinct united to a very clear perception of the loveliness of duty and of labour.

    Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

  • Man, a gigantic child, must play with Babylon and Ninevah, with Isis and with Ashtaroth.

    Movie Review: Drag Me to Hell

  • Man, a gigantic child, must play with Babylon and Ninevah, with Isis and with Ashtaroth.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Anathoth is the plural of the name Anath, just as Ashtaroth (compare Deut 1: 4) is the plural of the divine name Ashtar (Astarte).

    Anath: Bible.

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