WIFE OF AMUN

GOD’S WIFE OF AMUN                 This title, applied sporadically in the Middle Kingdom to non-royal women, became a major honor given only to the wives, mothers, and daughters of kings in the Eighteenth Dynasty, and celibate daughters of kings in the Third Intermediate Period.  Although the same title was used in all three… Continue reading WIFE OF AMUN

Hestia

Definition: Hestia, the goddess of the hearth, is considered the founder of the family and the state and the one who maintains public reverence for the gods. Her parents are Cronus and Rhea, making Hestia the sister of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, and Demeter. Therefore she is sometimes considered one of the twelve Olympians. Hestia… Continue reading Hestia

Babylonian Gods and Goddesses

from: http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/egypt/a/babygodsindex.htm#marduk Apsu Tiamat’s husband, the ruler of gods and underworld oceans. Father of Lahmu, Lahamu, Anshar and Kishar. Ea killed him. Tiam

The Goddess Venus – Goddess of Love and Beauty

Venus de Milo at the Louvre. A look at the Roman goddess Venus as distinct from the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Fertility Goddess The goddess of love has an ancient history. Ishtar/Astarte was the Semitic goddess of love. In Greece this goddess was called Aphrodite. Aphrodite was worshiped especially on the islands of Cyprus and Kythera.… Continue reading The Goddess Venus – Goddess of Love and Beauty