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Asherah

Asherah is the name of an ancient Semitic goddess who was worhsipped in the middle east before the advent of polytheism, who features in Akkadian, Hittite, and Canaanite mythologies. She may even have at one point been worshipped as the queen consort of Yahweh and was considered Queen of the Heaven. Asherah was so popular there were even Asherah poles used to honor her. Her name means “she who treads on the sea”.

 

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Variants:

  • Ashera

 

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