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  Horus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In consequence, Horus is declared the ruler of Egypt.
Horus became very popular during the time of the Roman Empire, in his form as a child, where he was depicted riding a goose or ram (symbols of Thoth and Banebdjed respectively).
In particular, it is said that Horus is the basis for the elements assigned to the M Gospel (the bits in Matthew which are not in the Q Gospel or Mark) and the L Gospel (the bits in Luke which are not in the Q gospel or Mark), especially the infancy narratives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Horus   (3407 words)

  
 Horus Heresy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Horus encouraged the practice of taking part in the local ritual customs and traditions of the cults and lodges to forge bonds of comradeship with the populace, and on this occasion Horus was no different.
Horus' faith in the Emperor was shaken to the core, and it was at this time that the Chaos Gods made their presence known.
Horus openly declared that he would no longer follow for the Emperor, believing him to be undeserving of the battles fought in his name, and took leadership of the Traitor Legions, supported by elements of the Imperial Army, the Adeptus Mechanicus, the Imperial Navy and the daemon-spawn of Chaos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Horus_Heresy   (3691 words)

  
 horus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horus was depicted in Egyptian art as a falcon or falcon-headed man. Horus was the son of Isis and Osiris.
Pharaoh was the earthly manifestation of Horus, the falcon, lord of the sky.
Horus is crowned with the disk of the sun and clenches the shen the symbol for eternity.
www.psavu.com /NewKingdom/horus/horus.htm   (481 words)

  
 Horus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Originally, Horus was the god of the sky, and the son of Ra, the creator (whose own birth was thought due to the Ogdoad).
As Horus was the son of Ra, and god of the sky, he became closely associated with the Pharoah of Upper Egypt (where Horus was worshipped), and became their patron.
Consequently, Horus was sometimes considered took on the aspects of the tale that Ra exhibited, to have been the son of Neith, who remained a virgin, as a result of Kneph's creative act of breathing Horus' life into her via an ankh.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Horus   (3089 words)

  
 Ancient Egypt: the Mythology - Horus
The solar Horus was called the son of Atum, or Re, or Geb and Nut variously.
As a child, Horus was known as Harpokrates, "the infant Horus", and was portrayed as a baby being suckled by Isis.
Horus (the elder) had numerous wives and children, and his 'four sons' were grouped together and generally said to be born of Isis.
www.egyptianmyths.net /horus.htm   (727 words)

  
 Horus
The name "Horus" is a general catchall for multiple deities, the most famous of whom is Harseisis (Heru-sa-Aset) or Horus-son-of-Isis (sometimes called Horus the Younger) who was conceived after the death of his father, Osiris, and who later avenged him.
In all the Horus deities the traits of kingship, sky and solar symbology, and victory reoccur.
Other notable Horus gods are the previously mentioned Harseisis, as well as Horus of Behdet (sometimes called simply Behdety) who was represented as a winged sun disk, Anhur (a form of Horus the Elder and Shu), Horakhety (Ra-Heru-akhety) who was a syncretism of Ra and Horus, and Harpokrates (Heru-pa-khered) or Horus the Child.
www.pantheon.org /articles/h/horus.html   (613 words)

  
 Horus, the God of Kings in Ancient Egypt
Horus is a complicated deity, appearing in many different forms and his mythology is one of the most extensive of all Egyptian deities.
Another of Horus is the Egyptian "Har-nedj-itef, or "Horus the savior of his father" (Greek Harendotes), which refers to the vindication of Horus' claim to succeed Osiris, rescuing his father's former earthly domain from the usurper Seth.
As the son of Isis and Osiris, Horus was also the mythical heir to the kingship of Egypt, and many stories surrounding this struggle to gain and hold the kingship from the usurper Seth detail this aspect of the god's role.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/horus.htm   (2747 words)

  
 Civilization.ca - Egyptian civilization - Gods and goddesses - Horus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horus is depicted as a falcon wearing a crown with a cobra or the Double Crown of Egypt.
To keep her son from being harmed, Isis hid Horus in the marshland of the Nile, where she protected him from the poisonous snakes, scorpions, crocodiles and wild animals.
As a result, Horus is associated with the title of kingship, the personification of divine and regal power.
www.civilization.ca /civil/egypt/egcrgh3e.html   (256 words)

  
 Eye of Horus
In the most famous myth associated with him, however, Horus is the son of the god Osiris and the goddess Isis, and he avenges his father's murder by defeating the demonic god Set in a series of battles.
In his role as defeater of Set, Horus is variously portrayed as a mounted warrior with the head of a falcon and as a falcon-headed man with a large pointed spear driven into some foe.
Horus, the son of Osiris and Isis, was called "Horus who rules with two eyes." His right eye was white and represented the sun; his left eye was fl and represented the moon.
towerwebproductions.com /alt-lib/myth/eyeofhorus.shtml   (703 words)

  
 The Horus Project
The Horus project was originally launched as an effort to redesign the Isis group communication system, but has evolved into a general purpose communication architecture with advanced support for the development of robust distributed systems in settings for which Isis was unsuitable, such as applications that have special security or real-time requirements.
Horus exists as two systems: an initial version coded in C, which can be used for research purposes at no fee but has restricted commerical rights, and a new version called Ensemble, written in ML but usable from many other languages, which is available for all classes of users at no fee.
Horus and Ensemble are designed to be platform independent, and are available for different classes of workstations, personal computers, parallel processors and on next-generation cluster environments using standard high-speed communications networks.
www.cs.cornell.edu /Info/Projects/HORUS   (573 words)

  
 Horus - Crystalinks
This Horus was worshipped in the western Delta and later, as his cult spread south into Upper Egypt, a cult center was established in Edfu.
Horus became very popular during the time of the Roman Empire, in his form as a child, where he was depicted riding a goose or ram (symbols of Thoth and Banebdjed respectively).Since Horus was sometimes identified as Ra, Isis assimilated the mythos of Neith, Ra's mother.
Horus was Osiris the father who incarnated as Horus the son.By assimilating Hathor, who had herself assimilated Bata, who was associated with music, and in particular the sistrum, Isis was likewise thought of in some areas in the same manner.
www.crystalinks.com /horus.html   (3980 words)

  
 EGYPTIAN GODS AND RELIGION
The literal meaning of her name was "House of Horus" and since the pharaoh identified with Horus, Hathor was correspondingly regarded as the divine mother of each reigning king, and one of the royal titles was "Son of Hathor".
Horus was the god of the sky and the embodiment of divine kingship, protector of the reigning pharaoh.
It was Horus who performed the rite of the "opening of the mouth" on his dead father, thus legitimising his succession to the throne as earthly ruler.
www.egyptologyonline.com /egyptian_gods.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Horus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horus is a form of the sun god; the alternative name Harakhte (or Harmakhis) translates "Horus of the horizon" and he is occasionally depicted as a sun disc mounted between falcon's wings.
The significance of the "Eye of Horus" arises from the legend of Isis, sister and wife of Oriris, who conceived Horus by magical means.
Horus, the falcon-headed sky god, succeeded the anthropomorphic god of vegetation, Osiris, as the king, the pharaoh of all Egypt.
www.themystica.com /mythical-folk/articles/horus.html   (507 words)

  
 Horus: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In egyptian mythology, anhur was a god of war and hunting, later identified with horus and worshipped particularly in thinis....
In egyptian mythology, imset was a son of horus and a funerary deity, one of the four brothers who were associated with the canopic jars (specifically:...
In egyptian mythology, duamutef (also known as tuamutef) was one of the four sons of horus and a funerary god who protected the stomach and large intestines...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ho/horus.htm   (2312 words)

  
 Jesus as a reincarnation of Horus
Horus was born of the virgin Isis on December 25th in a cave/manger.
Horus' birth was announced by a star in the East and attended by three wise men.
Osiris, Isis, and Horus are the principal trinity of the Egyptian religions.
www.near-death.com /experiences/origen046.html   (734 words)

  
 The Ancient Egypt Site - Horus, the God of Divine Kingship
From the Early-Dynastic Period on, Horus is associated with the (divine) kingship of Egypt.
Harpocrates (Horus the child) is the son of Osiris and Isis and represents Horus as a child.
Horus of Edfu is the form of Horus which encompasses every aspect of Horus: he is the personification of the Egyptian kingship, who has avenged his father, who in turn fathers Harsomtus, that is himself as a youth, to ensure the continuous father-son cycle.
www.ancient-egypt.org /glossary/religion/horus.html   (597 words)

  
 StarDate: Ancient Horizons - Glossary A- K
Son of the gods Isis and Osiris, Horus was god of the sky, ruler of a united Egypt, and symbol of the living pharaohs.
Horus' defeat of Seth, the symbolic victory of order over chaos, was seen as divine recognition of the authority and succession of Egypt's pharaohs.
The largest planet, Jupiter was firmly associated with the god Horus, who was a symbol of the living pharaohs.
stardate.org /egypt/glossaryA-K.html   (1233 words)

  
 Neferchichi's Tomb at neferchichi.com
Horus avenged his father's death by battling Set in a bloody war that represented the constant struggle of good and evil.
Horus lost his eye in the fight, but it was magically restored by Hathor.
Horus and Set battled for a very long time, and the fight was only finally settled by a panel of gods.
www.neferchichi.com /horus.html   (404 words)

  
 The Eyes of Horus
Horus as now conceived is a mixture of the original deities known as "Horus the Child" and "Horus the Elder".
As the Child, Horus is the son of Osiris and Isis, who, upon reaching adulthood, becomes known as Her-nedj-tef-ef ("Horus, Avenger of His Father") by avenging his father's death, by defeating and casting out his evil Set.
As Horus the Elder, he was also the patron deity of Upper Egypt from the earliest times; initially, viewed as the twin brother of Set, the patron of Lower Egypt, but he became the conqueror of Set.
www.sangraal.com /library/eyesofhorus.htm   (680 words)

  
 Overview of the Horus Project
Horus is suitable for building high performance groupware applications and we are now working on real-time applications, notably in the area of telecommunications switch management.
Horus protocols are structured like stacks of Lego-blocks, hence new protocols can be developed by adding new layers or by recombining existing ones.
Horus supports a CORBA request broker, a fault-tolerant multi-media toolkit, a fault-tolerant WWW server, and a cooperative text editor.
www.cs.cornell.edu /Info/Projects/HORUS/Overview.html   (774 words)

  
 Horus, Egyptian Sky God   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horus lost his left eye (the moon) in the contest between the two.
The image of the "eye of Horus", a human eye combined with the cheek markings of a falcon, became a powerful amulet among the Egyptians.
Harsomtus (Har-mau): "Horus the uniter" This is a reference to his role in uniting Upper and Lower Egypt.
socsci.colorado.edu /LAB/GODS/horus.html   (313 words)

  
 Horus articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horus HORUS [Horus], in Egyptian religion, sky god, god of light and goodness.
One of the most important of the Egyptian deities, Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis.
Idfu was the capital of a predynastic upper Egyptian kingdom that flourished c.3400 BC and worshiped Horus.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/06069.html   (393 words)

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