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Showing posts with label neopagan history. Show all posts

Pagan Religions - Who Is APOLLO?

 








The Greek god of the sun, medicine, and prophecy. 



He is also Phoebus, the bright. In a sinister sense, Apollo also brought pestilence and destruction. 



His insignia are the lyre, the bow, and the laurel. 

The principal festival in his honor was celebrated in Athens, in May. 

Among the Romans, Apollo became principally the god of oracles and prophecies.






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Pagan Religions - What Is The APOCRYPHON IOHANNIS?

 




 

John's Secret Book, this is a treatise that was recently discovered and belongs to Egypt's Gnostic writings.



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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 Are The Himalayan APA TANIS?









In the Himalayas, there is an ancient tribe, the Apa Tanis believe that two strong gods, Kilo and Kiru, reside on Earth and have an impact on mankind's overall well-being. 





Chadun is credited with the creation of the earth, whereas Didun, his female counterpart, is credited with the creation of the sky. 




The work of creation is ascribed to three female goddesses, Ui-Tango, NiNgurre, and Nguntre, as well as their male counterparts, Ei Karte, Rup Karte, and Ain Karte, in a second tale. 




The word Hilo, which may refer to a single god or a group of gods, is linked to man's genesis.




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 APHRODITE (VENUS)?
















The Goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Greek mythology. 



In antiquity, there were many representations of the goddess, both robed and naked. 


She is shown on pottery, jars, and other objects, and Praxiteles, Phidias, and Scopas sculpted her.





Pagan Religions - What Is APHAEA?

 







 

Aphaea was the home of Aegina, a Greek goddess. 


Her temple's remains may still be seen today. 

With Britomartis, she was adored.






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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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