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Dioses De Egipto

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Dioses De Egipto

  1. 1. GODS OF EGYPT
  2. 2. AMÓN <ul><li>In the beginning it was considered as the god of the wind. </li></ul><ul><li>Years later he was associated with the god Ra, the god of the Sun. Since then it was named as Amón-Ra, the greatest god of Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>The most important temple dedicated to Amon was located in the city of Thebes. </li></ul><ul><li>In the most famous temple of Thebes, Karnak, Amon is represented with a ram's head. </li></ul>
  3. 3. HORUS <ul><li>Horus is identified with a solar origin as a falcon, “Lord of the Heaven”. </li></ul><ul><li>Horus was the son of Osiris (god of the wind) and Isis (goddess of the Earth). </li></ul><ul><li>His father, Osiris, was killed by her brother Seth. When Horus grew up decided to revenge his father's death. </li></ul><ul><li>Horus faced Seth and he finally won and became the new king of Egypt. So Horus as a falcon is identified with the pharaophs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ISIS <ul><li>This goddess is represented as a woman in a dress and a throne on her head. </li></ul><ul><li>Isis is wife and sister of Osiris. </li></ul><ul><li>When Set killed and dismembered Osiris, Isis looked for and found each of the remains of Osiris. </li></ul><ul><li>Isis was the mother of the god Horus and as such was identified as the protector of the pharaoh. </li></ul>
  5. 5. MAAT <ul><li>Goddess of the justice and truth. She was the goddess of the judges and presided over the trial of the dead. </li></ul><ul><li>Later she became god Ra's wife and this was the guarantee of order and justice in Egypt. </li></ul>
  6. 6. OSIRIS <ul><li>He was the first son of god Nut and god Seth was his brother. Osiris represented the fertility of the land while Seth represented the desert. </li></ul><ul><li>He married Isis, his sister, and eventually became king of Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>Osiris taught the egyptians how to cultivate the fields and how to make beer. </li></ul><ul><li>Seth hated his brother Osiris and killed him dismembering his body. Osiris's wife Isis looked for his remains. </li></ul><ul><li>Isis finally found his remains and became the first mummy in the history of Egypt. </li></ul>
  7. 7. PTAH <ul><li>One of the most important gods of Egypt and most unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>He is represented as a mummy holding a stick that represents vegetation, fertility and life in Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>He was considered the god of architets and crafstmen. </li></ul><ul><li>As a funerary god, he created the ceremony of opening the mouth. (this ceremony was held in the statues for example so they could drink, eat, walk and breathe. </li></ul>
  8. 8. RA <ul><li>He represents the Sun at midday and travels through the sky in a solar boat. </li></ul><ul><li>He became a patron god of the first great pharaohs. In fact, the pharaoh was son of the Sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Later he was associated with the god Amon, forming Amón-Ra. </li></ul><ul><li>He is represented as a falcon-headed man with a sun disk above his head. </li></ul>
  9. 9. THOT <ul><li>He is the god of wisdom that watches that the will of the gods is fulfilled. So he was identified with the figure of the Prime Minister. </li></ul><ul><li>He is also considered the creator of the writing and architecture. </li></ul><ul><li>When Isis brought together all the remains of Osiris, Thot cured him and he came alive again. </li></ul>

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