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Ra, Enclosed in the Bud of a Lotus

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A Dictionary of African Mythology

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2002

Ra (Re), the creator and supreme being, is the sun, sovereign lord of the sky. His principal sanctuary is at ...

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A Dictionary of World Mythology

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2003

Heliopolis was the cult centre for Re, or Ra, the sun god. Such was his authority that he appears in ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In Egyptian mythology, Sun god of Heliopolis and lord of the dead. He sailed his sun boat across the ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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[Di] ... The supreme god of ancient Egypt who takes the form of the sun and is closely connected with the king. Head of the Ennead of Heliopolis. His dead form is represented as ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
in Egyptian mythology, the sun god, the supreme Egyptian deity, worshipped as the creator of all life and typically portrayed with a falcon's head bearing the solar disc. He appears ... More

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