No, Easter is not Connected to Ishtar

Even though they may sound the same, there is no connection between the Mesopotamian goddess and the Christian holiday.

You may have seen this meme float around on social media (Facebook)

(Author’s note: this is not an attempt to proselytize any religious traditions. Nor is it a debate on the validity of the Christian traditions. I am working with the assumption that many scholars agree

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Nick Howard

Nick Howard

I am an educator and a writer. My topics of interest include sports, movies, comics, history, professional wrestling, food, music, and hobbies.