Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as aghanee.
- n. a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
“Thebes especially is said to have acknowledged a being without beginning or end, called Amun or Amun-Kneph, the all-prevading Spirit or Breath of”
“a text or otherwise, a fervent "Amun" was certain to resound through the building, either because long custom had led him to regard the appendage as indispensable to it, or because like an old soldier suddenly roused to "attention," he awoke from a stolen slumber to jerk himself into the mental attitude most familiar to him.”
“I positioned myself on the base of a column in the Precinct of Amun Re and relished the sunlight hitting the Hypostyle columns, which are chubby at the bottom and glutted with hieroglyphics.”
“Hawass said Saturday the relic shows Amenhotep seated on a throne, accompanied by the deity Amun.”
“Ammon: The major Egyptian god Amun identified by Greeks with Zeus.”
“Statues of the king in Egypt soon show him dressed as lord of Upper and Lower Egypt, while inscriptions name him as beloved of Ra, son of Amun.”
“The divinity honored there was the deity Amun, a ruling god of the Egyptian pantheon.”
“The priests of Thebes claimed that their god Amun was the father of Atum, and so the first.1”
“For instance, no one can be certain how Mutnodjmet felt about her sister's vision of an Egypt without the Amun Priests, but in an image of her found in”
“So Amun might really be Amon or Amen, and Tutankhamun might equally be Tutankhamen.”
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