Astaroth


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Astaroth

(ăs`tərŏth), variant of AshtarothAshtaroth
, Hebrew plural form of Ashtoreth, the name of the Canaanite fertility goddess and consort of Baal. Her name is vocalized in Greek as Astarte. She was worshiped at various local shrines. There are several references to her in the Bible.
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From the deceptively gentle Astaroth onwards, Gallops literally don't take their foot of the accelerator.
God himself, to reprove the ingratitude and forgetfulness of his people who did so often forsake him and followed Baal and Astaroth, said in this manner to them, "Hath any nation changed their gods .
This process begins with Luigi Pulci's somewhat enlightened devil Astaroth, speaking to the enchanter Malgigi, recounting the world-travels of Rinaldo, when that globe-trotting paladin is ranging abroad in the non-Christian world: