Name: Tinille Medina 8-73 Date: February 16, 2012 CORNELL NOTETAKING: Ancient Egyptians Gods and Goddesses (pg.2) Key Words Main Ideas/Supporting Ideas5. Bes (continuation) Music Dancing Shown, ugly dwarf6. Horus Son of Osiris and Isis Shown, falcon headed Show, child with finger on his mouth7. Khnum Another Creator God From Catarac Region Made man on his potter’s wheel Shown, ram headed man8. Thoth Scribe of Gods Inventor writing Controller of magic and magicians Shown, head of an ibis (bird) Goddess of Truth and Justice9. Maat Symbol of balance in universes Shown woman wearing ostrich feather in her head Goddess of Love10. Hathor Music and Dancing Sky Goddess Shown as a cow/woman with cow’s horns Greeks identified her with Aphiodite 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- desses in Ancient Egypt. Other gods and goddesses (chapter 4, page 82) were worshipped in towns and villages. In Ancient Egypt, religion was so important so, priests and priest- ess were very powerful members of society.