Khepri Egyptian God of Rebirth

Khepri Egyptian God of Rebirth Khepri Egyptian God is one of the most famous figures of the whole Egyptian culture. It’s represented by the form of a dung beetle, or a scarab, if you’d prefer. Egyptians saw how the scarab rolled around the ball of dung and associated it with the movement of the sun […]

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In Greek Mythology Whose Dogs Tore Actaeon Apart?

In Greek Mythology Whose Dogs Tore Actaeon Apart? In Greek mythology whose dogs tore Actaeon apart? It would be too easy to give you the answer right away. Therefore, let us begin with the full story. It all starts when our hero Actaeon went hunting with a group of friends. At some point, everyone grew […]

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The Myth of Minerva and Arachne

The Myth of Minerva and Arachne Today we will learn about the Minerva and Arachne myth. It goes like this: One day, Minerva heard a rather disturbing rumor. According to it, a young girl named Arachne started boasting that she weaves better than Minerva. She even issued out a challenge, claiming that she will beat […]

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Seshat Goddess of Writing and Reading

Seshat Goddess of Writing and Reading Seshat Goddess of writing was, as her name indicates, the goddess of reading, writing, architecture and arithmetic. She could either be the female aspect of Thoth, or his daughter or wife. Together they had a child named Hornub, meaning “gold Horus”. Therefore, people sometimes associated her with Isis. She […]

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Sekhmet and Bastet: Why They Aren’t the Same

Sekhmet and Bastet: Why They Aren’t the Same Today we are going to focus on two slightly similar, but still different Egyptian Goddesses: Sekhmet and Bastet! Bastet is the goddess with the head of either a lion and a head. In the beginning, she had a lioness head, but it changed to that of a […]

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Egyptian God Sobek – The Crocodile Deity

Egyptian God Sobek – The Crocodile Deity The Egyptian god Sobek was the ancient god of crocodiles. The first mention of him appears in the Pyramid Texts, and his worship continued until the Roman period. Some sects believed that Sobek was the creator of the world who arose from the “Dark Water”. Sobek was also […]

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Khnum Egyptian God – Protector of All Waters

Khnum Egyptian God – Protector of All Waters Khnum Egyptian god was one of the most ancient gods of Egypt. His worship was popular as early as the Predynastic Period. References from the Pyramid Texts of Unas confirm that his worship existed even at that stage. However, it seems that the cult of Ra rose […]

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The Myth of Anubis and Bastet

The Myth of Anubis and Bastet The myth of Anubis and Bastet is quite an interesting one. But before we get to it, you must first know a couple of things about both Anubis and Bastet. First of all, in ancient Egypt, Anubis was the most important god of the dead. He either appears in […]

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Bastet Symbol, Colors and Incense for Worship

Bastet Symbol, Colors and Incense for Worship Goddess symbols are individualized for each goddess. These were also a part of the worship ritual for each deity. People often wore them as jewelry but one could also place them around the house as talismans. This would seek out the goddess’ special gifts, blessing and protection. There […]

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