American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Mythology An ancient Egyptian goddess, daughter of Ra and agent of his vengeance, often depicted as a lioness or cat.
- n. One of the 'daughters' of Ra, and the Goddess of, Cats, Lower Egypt, the sun and the moon. Also known as the 'eye of Ra'.
- From Egyptian 𓎯𓏏𓁐 ("She of the ointment jar"). (Wiktionary)
“... because Bastet is the goddess I affiliate with myself ...”
“His fellow Lib Dem AMs evidently already knew of this, as Mike German and Eleanor Burnham have been overheard on more than one occasion referring to Black as a 'Bastet'.”
“Turns out the teen is part of the ancient race called Mai, the offspring of the Egyptian cat-goddess Bastet, and she possesses many cat-like qualities while maintaining her human appearance.”
“The singer's name, Nehmes Bastet, means she was believed to be protected by the feline deity Bastet.”
“I looked deep into the kohl-streaked eyes of Bastet at the pyramids, the Nile and all of Ptolemaic Egypt echoing double-pipes,”
“Bastet is an ancient solar and war goddess in Egyptian mythology that is worshipped since the Second Dynasty.”
“In New Orleans, witch Dori and vampire Sabin seek her missing brother and to obtain the stolen powerful the Eye of Bastet amulet.”
“Cats - invariably female - were Egyptian symbols for female sexuality and the recreative force, embodied in such goddesses as Bast (Bastet) and the powerful and ancient lioness-headed Sekhmet (Sakhmet), an aspect of equally ancient goddess Hathor (Het-hert), often depicted as a cow-headed woman.”
“He said cats were associated with the Egyptian goddess Bastet, who was particularly revered.”
“A greek Hekate - The Morrigan and a poweful Egyptian cat-goddess Bastet to name but a few.”
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