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 Set - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Set (also Setekh, Seth, etc) was originally a god of strength, war, storms, foreign lands (and foreigners) and deserts in Egyptian mythology.
Set is sometimes incorrectly thought of as being a jackal-headed god.
The Nile mormyrid was worshiped as an animal representation of Set in Kom Ombo.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Set   (555 words)

 Greek Mythology - MSN Encarta
Introduction; Principal Figures in Greek Mythology; The Nature of Greek Gods and Heroes; The Functions of Greek Mythology; Origins and Development of Greek Mythology; The Legacy of Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology, set of diverse traditional tales told by the ancient Greeks about the exploits of gods and heroes and their relations with ordinary mortals.
Greek mythology was like a complex and rich language, in which the Greeks could express a vast range of perceptions about the world.
www.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570116/Greek_Mythology.html   (535 words)

 Age of Mythology Showcase: Set - PC News at GameSpot
It is the most defensive culture in Age of Mythology, and it pays homage to its gods not through direct prayer or valor in battle but by erecting massive monuments in tribute.
Set is depicted as a man with the head of some strange animal resembling perhaps a jackal, but more like an aardvark.
Set is associated closely with animals such as the dog, crocodile, and scorpion.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/ageofmythology/preview_2869883.html   (880 words)

 Ensemble Studios - Age of Empires
Age of Mythology features a 36 scenario singleplayer campaign designed by the same team that received the 2000 Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences award for story and character development.
As progress is made through the singleplayer campaign, parts of the story are presented using in-game cinematic interludes, featuring the actual units being played with (and the environments played in) to tell the tale.
Amazing special effects change the look of this beautiful world when the gods get involved: all grows dark as an eclipse takes effect, funnel clouds twist and grow as a tornado sends buildings spinning toward the heavens, and meteors streak in from the heavens to send people and armies at the point of impact flying.
www.ensemblestudios.com /Games/AgeOfMythology   (372 words)

  Set (mythology) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Set represented in the tomb of Thutmose III (KV34)
Set formed part of the Ennead of Heliopolis, as a son of the earth (Geb) and sky (Nut), husband to the fertile land around the Nile (Nephthys), and brother to death (Ausare/Osiris), and life (Isis).
Set is one of the main characters in the Roger Zelazny novel Creatures of Light and Darkness.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Setekh   (2310 words)

 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Set   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
He was usually the husband of Ashtart or Anat (in Semitic mythology) or the Egyptian goddess Nephthys (with whom he was the father of Anubis).
The current growing form for Set is the Nile mormyrid "Mormyrus kannamae" whose head is the closest representation to Set with the fins of the fish being confused as the cropped top ears of Set.
The Nile mormyrid was worshiped as an animal representation of Set in Kom Ombo.
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Set   (514 words)

 Greek Mythology - MSN Encarta
Greek Mythology, set of diverse traditional tales told by the ancient Greeks about the exploits of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, and their interrelations with ordinary mortals.
The focus of the present article is on mythology of the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods; that is, roughly from the 8th century bc to the late 1st century bc.
The same kind of formative influence has been argued for the Minoan civilization of Crete, on the grounds that, for example, the myth of the Minotaur (half-bull, half-man) in his labyrinth might be a memory of historical bull-worship in the labyrinthine Palace of Knossos.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570116/Greek_Mythology.html   (982 words)

Sets are one of the basic concepts of mathematics.
The "number of elements" in a certain set is called the cardinal number of the set and denoted A for a set A (for a finite set this is an ordinary number, for an infinite set it differentiates between different "degrees of infiniteness", named \aleph_0 (aleph zero), \aleph_1, \aleph_2...).
The set of functions from a set A to a set B is sometimes denoted by B
www.wordlookup.net /se/set.html   (800 words)

 RealMagick Article: The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology by Brice C. Smith
In ancient Iranian mythology, Ahura Mazda was the lord of light and wisdom, originally an equal to Mithra the god of light and justice, was elevated to the supreme being by the prophet Zoroaster.
She was the sister and wife of Osiris, sister of Set, and the mother of Horus the Child (Harpocrates).
Isis was responsible for protecting Horus from Set during his infancy; for helping Osiris to return to life; and for assisting her husband to rule in the land of the Dead.
realmagick.com /articles/51/1551.html   (4123 words)

In Egyptian mythology Set (or Seth) was the evil brother of the deities Osiris, Isis, and Nephthys.
Originally a sky and storm god, Set was highly regarded at first, and his cult was one of the oldest in Egypt.
As the cult of Osiris grew in Egypt, worship of Set declined.
www.mythencyclopedia.com /Sa-Sp/Set.html   (467 words)

 Greek mythology, ancient greek myths. Greek gods and heroes.
In the modern language, the word "myth" and "mythology" is synonymous with a fiction or a lie.
To make matters worse, all greek mythology came to us written in ancient greek (of course!) so translating to English or any other language was not an easy task.
No matter what the variations are of each story the bottom line is that the ancient Greeks had a brilliant imagination and created one of the richest and most complete set of characters: gods, demigods and heroes and passed them on to us to appreciate their brilliance millennia later.
www.hellenism.net /eng/mythology.htm   (221 words)

 Seth - Crystalinks
Red of hair and eyes, pale of skin, Set is the god of evil, of drought, of destruction, thunder and storm.
Set tore himself from his mother's womb in his hurry to be born.
Every month Set attacks and devours the moon, the sanctuary of Osiris and the gathering place of the souls of the recently dead.
www.crystalinks.com /seth.html   (318 words)

 Mythology - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Mythology, body of myths of a particular culture, and also the study and interpretation of myth.
Egyptian Mythology, beliefs about gods and other supernatural beings that made up religion in ancient Egypt.
Greek Mythology, set of diverse traditional tales told by the ancient Greeks about the exploits of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, and their...
au.encarta.msn.com /Mythology.html   (143 words)

 Polynesian Mythology
The figure was set in the prow of a canoe and the mooring
There, the talking chiefs, who were both bards and orators, were the repositories of the traditional laws of the group and simply passed it from generation to generation.
The primordial state in which the creator dwelt or from which all things emerged was described as a void, nothingness, chaos, immensity, space, night or darkness, and in an attempt to free the concept even more, it was qualified as limitless without light, without form or without motion.
www.janeresture.com /polynesia_myths   (1501 words)

 The Gods of Ancient Egypt -- The Legend of Osiris
Set claimed the throne of Osiris for himself and demanded that Isis be his Queen.
When Set heard that Osiris lived again he was wroth, but his anger waned, for he knew that Osiris could never return to the land of the living.
Set maintained his claim to the throne, and Horus lay claim himself as the son of Osiris.
www.touregypt.net /godsofegypt/legendofosiris.htm   (1568 words)

 Mythology in Ancient Egypt
Egyptian mythology or Egyptian religion is the succession of tentative beliefs held by the people of Egypt for over three thousand years, prior to major exposure to Christianity and Islam.
Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its surrounds, he was thought to be the creator of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and places them in their mothers' uteruses.
By looking at the mythology of Set from a modern perspective it is very easy to cast Set in the role of arch villain and source of evil, especially if one only looks at the mythology surrounding Set's relationship with Osiris.
www.crystalinks.com /egyptmythology.html   (3578 words)

 Greek Mythology - MSN Encarta
Greek Mythology, set of diverse traditional tales told by the ancient Greeks about the exploits of gods and heroes and their relations with ordinary mortals.
Greek mythology was like a complex and rich language, in which the Greeks could express a vast range of perceptions about the world.
The Greek gods resembled human beings in their form and in their emotions, and they lived in a society that resembled human society in its levels of authority and power.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570116/Greek_Mythology.html   (536 words)

 Gamerz-Edge X-Files Mythology Collection Vol. 3: Colonization Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
His long-time partner, Agent Scully (Gillian Anderson), was originally skeptical of his theories, but this Mythology set delves into the changing beliefs of both main characters.
This DVD set is presented in Dolby 2.0 surround, but don’t expect a lot of surround frills.
The upside of the mythology collections is the affordability and the presentation of storylines that stretched over several seasons.
www.gamerz-edge.com /dvd/reviews/XFilesVol3.html   (554 words)

 Set - Egyptian Mythology - Ancinet-Mythology.com
To the ancient Egyptians, Set was the god of evil.
Originally a sun god in very early Egypt, Set gradually became known as a melevelont being, rulin gover darkness.
One popular myth tells that Set murdered his brother, Osiris and was then defeated by Osiris' son, Horus.
www.ancient-mythology.com /egyptian/set.php   (47 words)

 MovieFreak.com - "The X-Files Mythology - Black Oil" DVD Review
The mythology continues with seven more episodes for the season, beginning with two highly enjoyable two-part episodes, Tunguska and Terma follow Mulder and Krycek to Russia where Mulder is subjected to a close encounter with the fl oil and Krycek reveals his true alliance.
The three commentaries were newly recorded for this set, and that’s great, however Fox made the mistake of leaving out the interesting commentary on Apocrypha by Chris Carter and Kim Manners that is available on the Season 3 set.
The whole truth is inside the season sets, of course, which by the way are highly recommended (again only seasons 1-6 are actually worth their individual $90 price tags).
www.moviefreak.com /dvd/xyz/xfiles_mythology_blackoil.htm   (1283 words)

 "Mythology" - Shopping.com
In Persian mythology, Pearls were thought to be the tears of the gods.
In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a half man, half bull to whom young Athenian men and women...
According to Algonquian mythology it was believed that, in the North, where it is so cold that no one ever goes, the spirits are white and the Great S...
www.shopping.com /xCC-Mythology--price_range_60_8401   (807 words)

 cbs5.com - NorCal Mountain Lion Mauling Victim Set To Go Home
Hamm has been walking the halls at the hospital and reading cards from well-wishers across the country, said his wife, Nell, 65, who smashed the cat in the snout with a large branch and stabbed it with a pen to fend off the attack.
"This would be a story of Greek mythology," Buntic said.
The couple will leave the hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
cbs5.com /health/local_story_044111440.html   (399 words)

 Set (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This led to an explanation in which Nephthys, frustrated by Set's lack of sexual interest in her, disguised herself as the more attractive Isis, but failed to gain Set's attention because he was Infertil.
In some later texts, after Set lost the connection to the desert, and thus infertility, Anubis was identified as Set's son, as Set is Nephthys' husband.
In Otherland by Tad Williams, Set is one of the avatars of an entity known as "The Other," an intelligence enslaved to be the master operating system of a very advanced virtual reality.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Set_(mythology)   (2415 words)

 Gamerz-Edge X-Files: Abduction (Four-disc Mythology collection) Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Packaging is good, with two discs each set in small keep cases that both slide into a nice outer cardboard shell.
The box promised an “exclusive collectible mythology timeline,” but it was missing from my set.
With those fine words to guide you and this mythology set, you’ll be ready to learn the “truth” about extraterrestrials on our home planet via the X-Files.
www.gamerz-edge.com /dvd/reviews/xfilesmyth.html   (565 words)

 Chess Set and Chess Pieces - The Marshall Series
This is a consistently popular set and is often used as background decor in many TV shows and movies.
Consequently many of the earlier sets are returning substantial prices when appearing in secondary markets.
The sets are avidly collected by enthusiasts all over the world.
www.chesscentral.com /sets-pieces-chess/mythology.htm   (545 words)

 Egyptian Mythology Corner
Mythology and its magic can be a good source
Set, however, hated his brother and killed him.
defeated Set in a great battle and became king of the Earth.
mythology.infomideast.com   (161 words)

 Amazon.com: The X-Files Mythology, Vol. 1 - Abduction: DVD: X-Files Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The X-Files Mythology series consists of collections of episodes grouped around certain themes that were central to Chris Carter's gripping, funny, and sometimes impenetrable sci-fi/suspense/horror series.
Because the Mythology episodes were scattered amongst the "Monster of the Week" episodes, it could be hard to follow the story chain; obviously this approach addresses that challenge.
This is the episode that introduces two major mythology characters: Krycek and X. It has a wonderful scene where we meet X for the first time and it establishes Krycek's connection with the CSM (although this becomes easily apperent in Ascension).
www.amazon.com /X-Files-Mythology-Vol-Abduction/dp/B0007ZEO7I   (4337 words)

 Gods of Mythology chess set uk suppliers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This Gods of Mythology set is supplied in redesigned packaging.
This is a consistently popular set which regularly features in collections world wide and is often used as background decor in many TV shows and movies.
Recommended board for this set is H503 a Deluxe Wengue and Maple board; overall size 60cm and square size 2 3/8ths this it the board seen on the image
www.glencall.co.uk /chessx/6.html   (132 words)

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