Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth
With the publication of the book, we have for the first time in any modern literary form one of the most vital of ancient myths - that of Inanna (known to the Semites as Ishtar), the world's first goddess of recorded history and the beloved deity of the ancient Sumerians.
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Harper & Row Publishers
Islamic World and Near East History
Wolkstein, Diane and Kramer, Samuel Noah, "Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth" (1983). Personal Research Collection. 6.