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date: 16 September 2019

Egyptian deities 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

the Graeco‐Roman view of Egyptian religion is sharply fissured. Many writers of all periods, and probably most individuals, found in the Egyptians' worship of animals a polemical contrast to their own norms, just as, conversely, the Egyptians turned animal‐worship into a symbol of national identity. The first Egyptian divinity to be recognized by the Greek world was the oracular ... ...

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