Athar

Arabian - In some accounts, a name for Astarte. As a male deity. In this version Astarte became the male deity Athar and the female Sams. At times, referred to as Athar, Athtar or Athtar.
Mesopotamian - A Canaanite god of irrigation. Son of El and Asherah. Son of Ate, some say. He was appointed to Baal's throne when Baal was killed by Mot but deposed when Baal was restored to life by Anat. Athar later ruled in the underworld. In some accounts, referred to as Athar, Athtar or Athtar.

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