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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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himself from a bird, serpent, etc., 270, 271;
worship; Egyptians incurred merriment of the cultured Greek and the ridicule of early
Christian writers, by, 271;
worship; the attitude of primitive man and Egyptians, 271;
transformation; origin of, 271;
form; of Egyptian gods, question re totemic origin, 272;
sacred, in Egypt, 282-297;
worshipped in Egypt—the bull, 284-288;
the crocodile, 289-291;
the lion, 291-292;
the cat, 293;
the dog, 294;
the hippopotamus, 294;
the ibis, 295-297;
other animals in Egyptian mythology—the ass, the pig, the hare,
the shrew-mouse, the ichneumon, the bat, the tortoise, the serpent,
the uræus, the scorpion (sacred to Isis), and the frog (symbol
of generation, birth, and fecundity), 295;
worship of, during the Late period, 302-304;
worship of, during Hellenic period, 306;
Strabo, and statues of sacred, 306;
crude images of living, made of mud in Egypt during the Thinite period, 312
AN'IM-ISM. Ancient Egyptians passed through phase of, 4;
the mother of Spiritism, 254, 255
ANKH-NET'ERU. A great serpent through whose body Af Ra is drawn
in his boat by twelve gods, 118
AN-OUK-HOR'ON. The Prince of Tiome; breaks under the stress of the bonds of Sebennytos, 244;
is overthrown by Petekhousou, 244
AN-PU. Equivalent, Anubis, 103
AN'QET. Isis, as goddess of fertile waters was called, 83;
one of a triad of gods held in reverence at Elephantine, 152;
female counterpart of Khnemu; local Nubian goddess, 153;
sister-goddess of Satet; origin; worship centred at Sahal; shrine at Philæ,
where she was identified with Nephthys, 156;
personification, 156
ANT. A pilot fish to Ra's barque, 131
ANTH. See Anthat
AN'THAT. Egyptian war-goddess, 276;
her cult in Syria, 277;
shrine at Thebes to, 277;
Rameses II and, 277;
name given by Rameses II to his daughter, 277;
appellation, 'lady of heaven and mistress of the gods,' 277;
Set and, 278
ANTIQUITY-IES. Service of, 38;
of Egyptian magic, 254;
reference to Comte de Caylus, 321
AN'TUF. Temple of, 151
AN'U, or AN'NU. College at, 54;
the On or Heliopolis of the Greeks, 54, 113;
alluded to in Book of the Dead, 119;
worship of Ra centred in, 132
AN'U-BIS. Representation of, 11;
mask of, 30;
body of Osiris and, 79;
son of Nephthys, 97, 98;
son of Set, 99;
alternative, An-pu; guide of the dead, 103;
worshipped at Lycopolis, Abt, and elsewhere; part in the Book of the Dead;
embalmed body of Osiris, 104;
assisted by Up-uaut; personification of the summer solstice, 105;
had votaries in Rome, 106;
reference to, 109, 119;
weighs hearts of the dead before Osiris, 119;
Setne sees beside Osiris, 209;
his judgment on the dead, 209;
in the court of Amen-Ra, 246;
mummy magic and, 274;
the jackal sacred to, 294
APE-GODS. Songs to Osiris by the, 116
AP'EP, AP'EPI. Fiend of darkness, 13;
Set takes his form, 100;
obstructs Af Ra, 118;
enemy of Ra, daily devours the sun; counterpart, the Assyrian monster, Tiamat, 131, 132;
reference to, 161;
slain at Heliopolis, ra174;
the monster serpent; terrors of the Unknown personified in, ra295;
slain by the solar cat, ra298;
Set identified with, ra300
AP'EPI. Prince; leader of the Hyksos, ra194
APES. Kept in temples, ra294
AP'ET. Hippopotamus-goddess of Thebes; supposed mother of Osiris, ra174, ra175
APH'RO-D-I-TE. Hathor identified with, ra168
APH-ROD'IT-O-POL-IS. Hathor of, ra169
AP'IS. Slain by Ochus, ra103;
sacred bull; Bitou assumes form of, ra226;
worship of in Egypt, ra284;
Herodotus describes, ra284;
account of, by Diodorus, ra284, ra285;
Manetho on cult of, ra284;
Diodorus's account of the finding of the, ra284;
funeral ceremonies of, ra285;
installation of, ra284, ra285;
transported to Memphis, ra285;
cows presented to the, ra285;
oracle in the temple of Ptah, ra286;
Wiedemann on the oracles of the, ra286;
Pliny on the prophecies in connexion with the, ra286;
prophecies during the procession of the, ra286;
sacrifices to the, ra287;
burial of, ra287;
votive statues and stelæ dedicated to the dead, ra287;
at death, the dual god Osiris-Apis formed, ra287;
attributes of Hades ascribed to, ra287;
worship during the Late period, ra302;
the Saïte King, Amasis, raised sarcophagi to the, ra302;
Kambyses and the, ra304;
worshipped by conquered and conquerors, ra306
A-POL'LIN-OP'OLIS MAG'NA. 'Lady of the chariot dweller in'—Egyptian
appellation for Ashtoreth, ra278
AP-U'-AT. Equivalent, Up-uaut, ra105
AP'U-LEI-US. Speaks of Anubis as having a dog's head, ra106
ARABIA. Immigrations from, to Egypt, ra34
ARABIAN NIGHTS. Reference to, ra249
ARABS. Pyramid called a mastaba by, ra

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