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Tanit

  1. (mythology) A Punic and Phoenician goddess, the chief deity of Ancient Carthage alongside Baal-Hamon.
    • 2001, Laurence M. Porter (ed.), A Gustave Flaubert Encyclopedia, Greenwood Publishing Group (→ISBN), page 320:
      Tanit, the moon goddess, her sacred veil, the zaïmph, and Salammbó are a poetic rendering of a threefold reality, similar to the notion of antiquity concerning the three faces of Diana (Thibaudet 138).

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