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God/Goddess and Brief Description:
Anath goddess of war; consort and sister of Baal
Asherah Caananite fertility goddess (Venus); consort of El; mother of Baal
Baal god of war (Mars) and weather; son of Asherah and El; brother and consort of Anath; brother of Mot and Yamm; aka Hadad (Thunderer); often mentioned in Bible/Old Testament
Dagon grain and fertility god.
Meaning: digan (grain)
El Caananite creator god; consort of Asherah; father of Baal, Mot and Yamm
Hadad (Adad) god of war (Mars) and weather; son of Asherah and El; brother and husband of Anath; aka Baal (Thunderer); often mentioned in Bible/Old Testament. Same as Baal (Semitic god)
Ishtar fertility goddess (Venus). Likewise worshipped by Egypt. Known as Astarte in Athens and Sparta.
Lotan   seven-headed serpant of Dagon
Mot Caananite brother of Baal and Yamm
Yamm Caananite brother of Baal and Mot

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