queen heaven

Queen of Heaven

noun
1.
a designation of the Virgin Mary.
2.
(lowercase) an ancient Semitic goddess, variously identified with other ancient goddesses, as Isis and Ashtoreth.
3.
an epithet of Ishtar.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English

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(Jer. 7:18; 44:17, 25), the moon, worshipped by the Assyrians as the receptive power in nature.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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