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Inanna

 

a deity in Sumerian mythology and religion. Protectress of the city of Uruk and its environs, Inanna was the goddess of fertility, carnal love, and discord. Later, she was the central feminine image in the Sumerian pantheon of gods. Inanna passed into Akkadian (Babylonian-Assyrian) mythology, where she was revered under the name Ishtar.

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Rabbana innana nakhafu any-yafrota 'alayna aw an-yatgha
Shakir held that it was the duty of the courts to deal with this unfortunate situation and properly to apply Islamic law to the present circumstances (bat innana nara min al-wajib [CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]ala al-mahakim an tu[CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]alija hadhihi al-hal al-sayyi[CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]a wa-an tutabbiq al-fiqh [CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]ala hawadith al-[CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]asr wa-ahiwalihi tatbtqan saliman).