Ishara - Goddess of Love - Sumerian Goddess. Ishara treaty binding promise is the Goddess of Love and Oaths.
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Ishara - Goddess of Love

Ishara ("treaty, binding promise") is the Goddess of Love and Oaths. She was said to inflict severe bodily penalties to oathbreakers. She is associated with the underworld and the constellation Scorpio. She is called the mother of the Sebitti (the Seven Stars), a group of seven minor war gods.

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Area of Influence:
Love, Oaths, Underworld

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Sumerian - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Adad

God of Weather.

God

Anu

God of heaven, lord of constellations, king of gods

God

Ashur

Patron God of Assur.

God

Dagan

Fertility god of grain and fish.

God

Enki

God of the Sea and River.

God

Enlil

God of breath, wind, loft and breadth.

God

Gibil

God of Fire.

God

Inanna

Queen of Heaven and Mother Goddess.

Goddess

Ishara

Goddess of Love

Goddess

Marduk

God of water, vegetation, judgment, and magic.

God

Ninhursag

Earth goddess and goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Ninkasi

Goddess of alcohol.

Goddess

Ninlil

Goddess of the air, and the South Wind

Goddess

Ninurta

God of War.

God

Shala

Goddess of grain and compassion.

Goddess

Shamash

Sun God

God

Sin

Moon God

God

Tammuz

God of food and vegetation.

God

Tiamat

Sea Goddess

Goddess

Utu

Sun God

God

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