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 ANAHIT - goddess of maternity and fertility in Armenian Mythology. She was considered to be the daughter of Aramazd. She was called "Armenian lady", "Great lady", "nourishing mother", etc. The worship of Anahit was established from ancient times and it is closely connected to the worship of maternity. According to mythologist Kreizer the prototype of all Anahits in Near East is Armenian goddess Anahit. The general sacred place of Anahit was in Erez in the province of Ekeghiats. See more.