Showing posts with label Egyptian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Egyptian. Show all posts

Pagan Religions - Who Is APOPHIS?

 




An Egyptian deity whose overthrow produced creation. 






He is the serpent-enemy of Ra, the sun god. 


He is represented as a crocodile: often, too, as a coiling serpent trying to destroy Ra. 

Ra defeats him daily. 


Related to - Apap.






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Pagan Religions - Who Is APIT (APET)?





She is the hippopotamus-goddess in Egyptian religion. 



Related to - Thoeris.



Pagan Religions - Who Is APIS?

 











The Lydians revered the earth as a deity. APIS Egypt's sacred bull, a symbol of fertility. 





Between his horns is a solar disc, which he wears. 

His worship attracted throngs to his Apeum temple in Memphis. 





Apis was thought to have oracular abilities, and his birthday was observed as a significant festival. 



After his death, a new Apis ascended to the throne. 

Apis was thought to be the body of the god Ptah in Memphis.





Pagan Religions - Who Is APEP?

 







A monster snake in Egyptian mythology, the most powerful of a series of monster serpents who blocked Ra, the sun god, on his journey from darkness to light. 







Despite being crushed and destroyed on a regular basis, the snake was immortal and resurrected every day. 






Related to - Apap.







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Pagan Religions - Who Is ANUBIS?

 

 








 

A very old Egyptian deity who is the son of Isis and Osiris. 



  • Funeral rituals were presided over by him. 
  • With a man body and a jackal's head, he is shown. 
  • He was associated with Cerberus, Hades' three-headed hound, by the Greeks and Romans. 
  • Anubis presided over the weighing of human souls in the gods' judgment chamber.




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Pagan Religions - Who Is ANUKIT?

 


 

A goddess in Egyptian mythology who is the consort of Khnemu. 





  • She is a part of the Elephantine triad and is shown with a feather crown.
  • Another name for Anu, the Assyro-Babylonian god of the sky.










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Pagan Religions - Who Is AN(Egyptian)?

 




 

In Egyptian religion, an aspect of Ra, the sun god.




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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMMON?

 


 

An Egyptian deity who was originally associated with Thebes. 


  • He is connected with Jupiter, the Roman deity. 
  • After visiting Ammon's shrine, Alexander the Great was granted the title of Son of Ammon, according to tradition. 
  • There was an oracle of Ammon at Ammon's temple in the Libyan desert.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMMIT?

 


 

In Egyptian religion, Ammit was known as the Eater of the Dead. 


  • After being weighed and found wanting in the chamber of judgment, he eats men's hearts. 
  • Ammit resembles a cross between a crocodile, a hippopotamus, and a lion.


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Pagan Religions - Who Are The AMENTI?


 


In Egyptian theology, Ament was the abode of four governing spirits known as the Amenti. Anubis takes the soul into the sun's fall subterranean area, where it is judged by 42 judges and either sent to Aaru or condemned to torment. 






  • The four genii, or Amenti, Horus' children are the man-headed Amseti (south), the dog-headed Hapi (north), the ape-headed Tuamutef (east), and the hawk-headed Kebhsenuf.




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Pagan Religions - What Is Ament?

 



 

In Egyptian religion, Ament was the land of the dead. 




  • It was envisioned as a desolate, lament-filled realm where the wicked spirits remained forever. 
  • On his daily trip, Ra, the solar god, went over Ament. 
  • Ament's description of the underworld resembles Vergil's portrayal of the Roman underworld.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMATHAOUNTA?

 

 

In Egyptian mythology, a sea god.



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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMAN?

 

 


In Egyptian religion, Aman was known as the Devourer of the Dead.


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