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Name: Tinille Medina 8-73 Date: February 16, 2012 CORNELL NOTETAKING: Ancient Egyptians Gods and Goddesses (pg.1) Key Words Main Ideas/Supporting IdeasFour Deities Important to 1. Ra 2. Osiris 3. Isis 4. AnubisALL Egyptians1. Ra Sun God sailed across sky in papyrus boat brought sun with him (explained sunrise/sunset)2. Osiris God of the underworld , vegetation and floods King of delta-farmers Murdered by brother, Seth Wife Isis reunited his body (14 pieces) Shown, enthroned king3. Isis wife of Osiris Collected 14 pcs of Osiris’s body Brought Osiris back to life Protector of children4. Anubis God of Dead Guardian of Tombs Anubis means “ He who counts hearts” Represented as jackal (dog) Judged Egyptians souls5. Bes God of Household Protector against snakes Childbirth’s aid Linked fertility Marriage Happiness Connections and Reflections Egyptians had hundreds of deities to respect. All (Summary) Egyptians believed in 4 most important deities (Ra, Osiris, Isis, Anubis) but, there are more gods and god- ( chapter 4, page 82 ) desses in Ancient Egypt. Other gods and goddesses were worshipped in towns and villages. In Ancient Egypt, religion was so important so, priests and priest- ess were very powerful members of society.