Hathor, aka: Hathur; 5 Definition(s)
Hathor is an old protector of music love and dancing being a cow she was the mother of the apis bull of Memphis. She is the wife of Horus the son of Isis and Osiris their temple's was connected by a festvial commerating the marriage of the god Horus at Edfu and the goddess Hathor at Dendera. In the old kingdom the pharaoh was somtimesshown drinking the milk from her udders. She had severailwaysthatshe could be depicted for example she is sometimes shown as a cow protecting the pharaoh or as a lady with cows ears. she has many other ways that she can be depicted. She is the mother of Hapi, Inset, Duamutef and Qebehsenuef the 4 sons of Horus that protected the internal organs of the mummy. The festival that held Edfu and Dendera temple's together stopped when the Romens Invaded Egypt. They blocked the ceremonial route that the boat holding the god Horus took.
The feminine goddess par excellence in ancient Egypt, Hathor was a pre-Dynastic goddess who gained enormous popularity early on. Her name is translated as "the House of Horus", which may be a reference to her as the embodiment of the sky in her role of the Celestial Cow, being that which surrounds the decidedly sky-oriented hawk-deity, Horus, when he takes wing. If Horus was the god associated with the living king, Hathor was the god associated with the living queen.
In earlier periods she was most often depicted as a full cow with the sundisk between her horns or as a slender woman wearing the horns-and-a-sundisk headdress. Hathor's symbology included such items as sistra, the horns-and-sundisk headdress, the menat, and mirrors. Hathor, as the Eye of Ra, "becomes" Sakhmet in the story "The Destruction of Mankind".
The Greeks called Hathor by the name of their goddess, Aphrodite. In the very late stages of Egyptian religion she became almost totally absorbed into Isis, resulting in frequent mistaken identity between the two.
The name of Hathor in hieroglyphs.
Hathôr was an erotic goddess of the heavens, love, dance, music, drinking, femininity, fertility and procreation. She was a life bringing goddess who revived the deceased and welcomed them to the nether world.
She was depicted as a woman with a cow's head or ears suckling a child, a female wearing a crown of cow horns with a sun disc in the middle or as a cow.
Hathor was associated with the sun god Ra, the house of the falcon god Horûs and the lion goddess Sekhmet when destroying the enemies of Ra.
The Goddess of love, music and dance. She is depicted with cow horns and a sundisk on the head. Hathor was the goddess of joy, motherhood, and love. She looked after all women. She was the goddess of music and dancing, as well. Dead women were identified with Hathor, as men were identified with Osiris.
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- · The Gods of the Egyptians Vol 1 > Hathor And The Hathor-goddesses
- · Egypt Through The Stereoscope > ... > The Beautiful Temple Of Hathor At Denderah—view South Over The Remains Of A Vanished City
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- · Legends Of The Gods > ... > Section XIII
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