Origin of HorusClassical Latin from Classical Greek H?ros from Egyptian ?eru, hawk
The ancient Egyptian god of the sky, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a falcon.
Origin of HorusLate Latin Hōrus from Greek Hōros from Egyptian hrw
detail of a wall painting of Horus in the Tomb of Horemheb, Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt
OriginSee also: Hórus
From Late Latin Hōrus, from Ancient Greek Ὧρος (Horos), from Egyptian ḥr.
- The point of interest is that their diggings have shown that the Horus kings of Upper Egypt had under the " Scorpion King " (who is not the same person as Narmer or Narmerza, as we now must call him) extended their rule as far as the apex of the Delta, N.
- The god of Atha was a form of Horus (Apollo) as the sun-god; his most characteristic representation is as the disk of the sun with outspread wings, so often seen over the doors of shrines, at the top of stelae, &c. In the temple, where he is often figured as a falconheaded man, he is associated with Hathor of Dendera and the child Harsemteus.
- The ram Khnum in Elephautine, the jerboa or okapi (?) Seth in Ombos, the ibis Thoth in Hermopolis Magna, and of the gods named above, Horus in Hieraconpolis, Wepwawet in Assiut, Neith in Sais, and Mm in Coptos.
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