Can you name the mythology that these gods and goddesses are from test your knowledge on this religion quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others greek, norse, or egyptian god. The egyptians didn't have the same cosmology as the greeks and romans there are tales of great deeds done by the egyptian gods and goddesses, but they aren't the same as the heroes and demigods of greek and roman mythology. World mythology from godchecker - the legendary mythology encyclopedia your guide to the world gods, spirits, demons and legendary monsters our unique mythology dictionary includes original articles, pictures, facts and information from meet weird and wonderful gods from around the world with godchecker's famous holy database. Egyptian gods are representative of nature and abstract forces hieroglyphs, art, and symbols portray the stories of the deities in tombs throughout egypt egyptian mythology offers explanation for everything about life on the nile, from the forces of the environment to the fate of humanity and the universe. Seshat in egyptian mythology, seshat was the ancient egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and writing she was seen as a scribe and record keeper, and her name translates as she who scrivens, and is credited with inventing writing.
Egyptian goddess of love comparison of greek and egyptian mythology just like his mother hera, ares had a very difficult character to deal with and was therefore rather unpopular among the other deities and mankind. Egyptian vs greek mythology essays to some extent, mythology is only the most ancient history and biography so far from being false or fabulous in the common sense, it contains only enduring and essential truth, the i and you, the here and there, the now and then, being omitted either time. Learn about the traditional tales greek, roman, norse, egyptian, american indian cultures involving gods, goddesses, monsters, heroes, heroines, and much more. Hoenir was the god of silence, light and divination he is one of the three original aesir gods, he sometimes is known as ve hoenir is described as tall and handsome and has very long legs hoenir comes back after ragnarok, with vanir magic, which he shares with the new gods hoenir was one of.
Egypt vs greek vs roman mythology ancient egypt 3150 bc along the nile river monarchy, ruled by the pharao ancient greek re- egypt god of the sun, father of egyptian gods zeus-greek god of the sky, father of greek gods jupiter-roman god of the sky, father of roman gods. In greek mythology it's chaos, in egyptian myth it's nun but in greek mythology, there is no creator deity while the egyptian myth are all about worshipping the creator god, which are many ra, atum, amum, aten, atum-ra, re-horakhty, etc. Greek art gave more importance to the mythology in the creation of their art work the artists were encouraged to follow the style that suited them they were made to observe the world and proceed according to what they saw. To some people, greek myths are these epic tales of gods and goddesses gallivanting about the earth, achieving all sorts of impossible tasks they are stories of people dealing with the gods and either they come out triumphant or they end up bloody and charred or turned into animals and plants.
Personally i believe greek mythology portrays the gods as more interventionist in nature ie playing a major role in the lives of the humans who venerate them eg the trojan war where the gods like zeus, athena, aphrodite etc actually supported opposing sides as compared to them the egyptian gods. Babylonian, sumerian, and egyptian mythology exam 2 study guide by cmontali includes 76 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Egyptian god possible greek/roman equivalent(s) other anubis: since anubis is the god of the dead, his greek equivalent would be hades however, since osiris, not anubis, rules the land of the dead, a more accurate greek equivalent to anubis would be thanatos. Greek mythology has been known to be one of the footprints left by the civilization of ancient greece to our history and these mythology somehow shed a light to the culture, life style, religion and history of ancient greece since the mythology were the primary basis of the. Summary and analysis: egyptian mythology the creation bookmark this page manage my reading list at first there was nothing but nun , the primal ocean of chaos which contained the seeds of everything to come.
Greek and egyptian mythology: the alexandrian synthesis between the nile and the aegean after the foundation of alexandria, and the ascent of the lagid dynasty to the throne of the pharaohs, an intense contact takes place between greek and egyptian cultures. Ancient egyptian mythology definition by joshua j mark published on 17 january 2013 egyptian mythology was the belief structure and underlying form of ancient egyptian culture from at least c 4000 bce (as evidenced by burial practices and tomb paintings) to 30 ce with the death of cleopatra vii, the. Introduction egyptian religion had ancient origins and lasted for at least 3,500 years the egyptians saw divinity in everything — in river, desert, and v about egyptian mythology. An analysis of egyptian mythology - the egyptian religion is a complex subject, full of names, stories, family tree’s, and many gods to fill each of these clusters.
James_trevino what is your favorite mythology (greek, egyptian, norse etc) as you can guess, i am a a tiny bit (more) passionate about the greek mythology so i thought i would continue my mythological figures series with the one and only zeus. Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient greeksthese stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient greeks' own cult and ritual practices modern scholars study the myths in an attempt to shed light on the religious and political. Mythology (from the greek 'mythos' for story-of-the-people, and 'logos' for word or speech, the spoken story of a people) is the study and interpretation of often sacred tales or fables of a culture known as 'myths' or the collection of such stories which usually deal with the human condition, good and evil, human origins, life and death, the afterlife, and the gods. The greeks adopted many gods of the egyptian pantheon the greeks assimilated much of egyptian religion into their own faith and worship life the way the greeks offered divine patronage was also.