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Seth

Seth (West Asia)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of World Mythology

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2003

Representations on gravestones in Upper Egypt, dating from the third millennium bc, attribute to Seth a donkey-like appearance, with ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Ancient history (non-classical to 500 CE)
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1,809 words
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The god of confusion, spirit of disorder and personification of violence, and bad faith was nevertheless venerated by the Egyptians ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
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Encyclopedias
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29 words

Egyptian god. Although a beneficent god in predynastic Egypt, Seth became associated with darkness and was later identified as a ...

Set

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Thomas Allan Brady

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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116 words

(called Typhon by the Greeks) was a god of Upper Egypt. He appears in the myth of *Osiris as the wicked brother who murders the great god of the underworld and wounds his son ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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157 words
[Di] ... Egyptian god, member of the Heliopolitan Ennead as son of Nut and Geb, brother of Osiris, Isis, and Nephthys, and husband of Nephthys. Represented as an animal with a ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

in Egyptian mythology, an evil god who murdered his brother Osiris and wounded Osiris's son Horus. Seth is represented as having the head of an animal with a long pointed snout....

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