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Beyond Ishtar: The Tradition of Eggs at Easter - Scientific American ...

blogs.scientificamerican.com/anthropology-in-practice/beyond-ishtar-the-tradition-of-eggs-at-easter/

Mar 31, 2013 ... Easter was originally the celebration of Ishtar, the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex. Her symbols (like the egg and bunny) ...

The Pagan Origin Of Easter - Last Trumpet Ministries

www.lasttrumpetministries.org/tracts/tract1.html

"Ishtar", which is pronounced "Easter" was a day that commemorated the resurrection of one ... It was Ishtar's Sunday and was celebrated with rabbits and eggs.

The Babylonian Connection to Easter - Mystery Babylon

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another name of this pagan Nimrod; and Ishtar (or Inanna) was actually another name of ..... The origin of the Easter egg is based on the fertility lore of the Indo-

Happy Easter, Which is Not Named After Ishtar, Okay? - The Daily ...

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/29/happy-easter-which-is-not-named-after-ishtar-okay.html

Mar 29, 2013 ... Ishtar was the goddess of love, war and sex. ... the eight-pointed star; I can't find any evidence of eggs or rabbits symbolically belonging to her.

Easter or Ishtar?

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Later on during the day, the children of the Canaanite parents would often go and hunt for eggs, which were symbolic of sex, fertility and new life. It was believed ...

Easter history : holiday traditions and their origins, from the goddess ...

www.goddessgift.com/pandora's_box/easter-history.html

History of Easter : Origins of holiday traditions from the goddesses Ishtar (Inanna) and Ostara to Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny.

Easter Lore and Superstitions : snopes.com

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... not derived from the name of Ishtar, the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex.) ... the egg as a natural wonder and proof of the renewal of life.

Hebrew Roots/Neglected Commandments/Idolatry/Easter - Wikibooks

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Semiramis became known as "Ishtar" which is pronounced "Easter" referred to as Ashtoreth in scripture, and her moon egg became known as "Ishtar's" egg.

Ishtar vs. Easter: Pick Your Story - Patheos

www.patheos.com/blogs/teachingnonviolentatonement/2015/04/ishtar-vs-easter-pick-your-story/

Apr 6, 2015 ... The first is that “Ishtar” was pronounced “Easter.” The second is that Ishtar was the goddess of fertility and sex and so her symbols were an egg ...

Easter Myths - Patheos

www.patheos.com/blogs/panmankey/2014/04/easter-myths/

Apr 15, 2014 ... Ishtar was also not associated with rabbits and/or eggs. Like Jesus, she did slip into the underworld on at least one occasion, but she was also ...

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Easter Is Not Named After Ishtar, And Other Truths I Have To Tell ...

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Mar 28, 2013 ... Easter is originally the celebration of Ishtar, the Assyrian and ... Her symbols (like the egg and the bunny) were and still are fertility and sex ...

Who was Ishtar, and is there any connection between Ishtar and ...

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Easter was originally the celebration of Ishtar, the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex. Her symbols (like the egg and the bunny) were and still ...

What is the origin of Easter? Where did “Easter” get its name ...

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Where did the concept of an Easter egg and bunny originate? ... King Nimrod, Queen Easter (Ishtar/Semiramis), and Tammuz (the “reincarnated” Nimrod).