was the ancient Sumerian goddess of love, beauty, sex, desire, fertility, war, combat, justice, and political power.
She was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Babylonians, and Assyrians under the name Ishtar ( She was known as the "Queen of Heaven" and was the patron goddess of the Eanna temple at the city of Uruk, which was her main cult center.
She was believed to have stolen the mes, which represented all positive and negative aspects of civilization, from Enki, the god of wisdom.
She was also believed to have taken over the Eanna temple from An, the god of the sky.
Inanna was worshipped in Sumer at least as early as the Uruk period, but she had little cult prior to the conquest of Sargon of Akkad.
During the post-Sargonic era, she became one of the most widely venerated deities in the Sumerian pantheon, with temples across Mesopotamia.
The Dutch winger, 28, told a fan she should "concentrate on growing some t**s instead of speaking about football".
It was in response to the female supporter questioning why Babel had tweeted apparent criticism of former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez, who is now in charge at Real Madrid.This idea was supported by Inanna's youthfulness, and as well as the fact that, unlike the other Sumerian divinities, she seems to have initially lacked a distinct sphere of responsibilities.The second explanation holds that Inanna was originally a Semitic deity who entered the Sumerian pantheon after it was already fully structured, and who took on all the roles that had not yet been assigned to other deities.She was associated with the planet Venus and her most prominent symbols included the lion and the eight-pointed star.Her husband was the god Dumuzid the Shepherd (later known as Tammuz) and her sukkal, or personal attendant, was the goddess Ninshubur (who later became the male deity Papsukkal).When he refuses, she unleashes the Bull of Heaven, resulting in the death of Enkidu and Gilgamesh's subsequent grapple with his mortality.