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List of Gods : "Anat"
NameOriginDescription
Anat Hebrew / Israel The goddess ‘Anat is never mentioned in Hebrew scriptures as a goddess, though her name is apparently preserved in the city names Beth Anath and Anathoth. Anathoth seems to be a plural form of the name, perhaps a shortening of bкt ‘anatфt 'House of the ‘Anats', either a reference to many shrines of the goddess or a plural of intensification. The ancient hero Shamgar son of ‘Anat is mentioned in Judges 3.31;5:6 which raises the idea that this hero may have been imagined as a demi-god, a mortal son of the goddess.
Anat Phonecian Major Goddess of battle, bloodshed, and hunting, renowned for her hot temper and excitability. She killed the God Mot (temporarily) for her brother's sake. Daughter of Baal, sister of Aleyin. She appears as a maiden who rides a lion and carries shield, spear, and axe. Phonecian
Anat Ugarit A violent war-goddess and the sister of the great Ba‘al known as Hadad. Warrior virgin, slayer of snakes, goddess of fertility. Ugarit
Anat / Athene Greek Anat and Athene In a Cyprian inscription the Greek goddess Athкna Sфteira Nikк is equated with ‘Anat. Anat is also presumably the goddess whom Sanchuniathon calls Athene, a daughter of El, mother unnamed, who with Hermes (that is Anubis) councelled El on the making of a sickle and a spear of iron, presumably to use against his father Uranus. However, in the Baal cycle, that rфle is assigned to Asherah / Elat and Anat is there called the "Virgin."
Anat in Egypt Egypt Anat first appears in Egypt in the 16th dynasty (the Hyksos period) along with other northwest Semitic deities. She was especially worshipped in her aspect of a war goddess, often paired with the goddess ‘Ashtart. In the Contest Between Horus and Set, these two goddesses appear as daughters of Re and are given in marriage to the god Set, who had been identified with the Semitic god Hadad.
Anat in Mesopotamia Akkadian In Akkadian the form one would expect ‘Anat to take would be Antu earlier Antum. This would also be the normal femanine form that would be taken by Anu, the Akkadian form of An 'Sky', the Sumerian god of heaven. Antu appears in Akkadian texts mostly as a rather colorless consort of Anu, the mother of Ishtar in the Gilgamesh story, but is also identified with the northwest Semitic goddess ‘Anat of essentially the same name. It is unknown whether this is an equation of two originally separate goddesses whose names happened to fall together or whether ‘Anat's cult spread to Mesopotamia where she came to be worshippped as Anu's spouse because the Mesopotamia form of her name suggested she was a counterpart to Anu.
Anat/ Anath Canaan A goddess of war, hunting & love
Anath Phoenicia The chief W. Semitic goddess of love & war
Anatis Egypt Goddess of the moon. Egypt
Anatu Mesopotamia Goddess of the sky and ruler of the earth. Consort of the sky god Anu. Mesopotamia
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Antu aka Antum Babylon/Akkadia A goddess, the first consort of Anu. They were the parents of the Anunnaki and the Utukki. Antu was replaced as consort by Ishtar or Inanna, who may also be a daughter of Anu and Antu. She is similar to Anat. Babylon/Akkadia
Aqhat Phonecian Mortal and hero, handsome and favoured of the gods, who gave him a divine bow. Anat coveted it and had her henchman Yatpan kill him for it, but the bow was destroyed in the act. Phonecian
Ararat Anatolia The ancient creator goddess
Kubai-khotun Anatolian 'Great Mother'; she dwells in the 'tree of life' or under its roots and protects and supports humans and animals. Her milk is the origin of the Milky Way. She was the primordial mother-goddess. Anatolian
Ma Anatolia Mountain Mother and a fertility and vegetation goddess. Anatolia
Ma Cappadocia/ Anatolia/ Turkey A fertility & vegetation goddess
Sipylene Anatolia/Symnra Mother goddess worshiped in the Metroon sanctuary. Anatolia/Symnra
Tarhunt Anatolia Weather god Hurrian/Anatolia
Yoni Sanskrit The Sanskrit word for "Divine Passage". The Ayurveda, or Science of Life, described yoni as a part of the female anatomy. Here the term was meant as a designation of respect for women who gave birth, thus contributing to the continuation of the community.
Zababa Akkadian An Akkadian war god. He was also adopted by the Hittites, who brought his worship to Anatolia.