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« Reply #90 on: March 15, 2008, 10:37:40 am »

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In later times he was called "Her-ur" or "Her-sems," the "older Horus," and it was he who fought daily against Set, the darkness of night and the night Sky, and triumphed over him.

The oldest seat of the cult of the Sun-god was the famous city of Anu the On of the Bible, and the Heliopolis of Greek and Latin writers.

Horus, hawk-headed,
and Set, his twin brother;
the former was god of the day,
and the latter god of the night.

The goddess Nephthys who,
according to Heliopolitan Theology,
was a female counterpart of Set.

[paragraph continues] Here, from time immemorial, existed a temple dedicated to the Sun-god, and attached
to it was a college of his priests, who from a very remote period were renowned for their wisdom and learning.

They called their god TEM or ATEM and in later times, at least, he
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