Ancient Egyptian Religion

Set (Deity)

Set (Deity) Set or Seth (Setesh, Sutekh,[1] Setekh, or Suty) is a god of chaos, the desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion.[2] In Ancient Greek, the god’s name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set had a positive role where he accompanies Ra on his solar boat to repel Apep, the serpent of Chaos.[2] Set had a vital role as...

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Apep

Apep Apep (also spelled Apepi or Aapep) or Apophis (Ancient Greek: Ἄποφις) was the ancient Egyptian deity who embodied chaos(ı͗zft in Egyptian) and was thus the opponent of light and Ma’at (order/truth). He appears in art as a giant serpent. His name is reconstructed by Egyptologists as *ʻAʼpāp(ī), as it was written ꜥꜣpp(y) and survived in later Coptic as Ⲁⲫⲱⲫ Aphōph.[1] Apep was first mentioned in the Eighth Dynasty, and he was...

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