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Atargatis

Atargatis (ātärgā´tĬs), ancient Syrian goddess. Of obscure origin, she probably belongs to the general pattern of mother goddesses that were worshiped throughout W Asia and Greece. In Rome she was called Dea Syria.

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Atargatis

Atargatis in Assyrian mythology, a fertility goddess, resembling Astarte, and shown as half-fish, half-woman.

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