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Sunday, 9 October 2016

Seth -the Egyptian God of Chaos

Egyptian Myth on Line: The Egyptian God Seth is also known as the god of chaos. According to popular Egyptian mythology it would certainly seem that he created plenty of mayhem.

The Egyptians saw Seth as the god of darkness and chaos. He was also the lord of the desert. Seth became the god of the unclean and an opponent of several gods. Opposing priests destroyed most of Seth’s statuary.

He was the personification of drought. As lord of the desert and drought, Seth was an opponent of everything that gave life. The Egyptians also saw him as a storm and war god. The Egyptians associated Seth with the planet Mercury. The Egyptians associated the color red with Seth. They reviled people with red skin and, sometimes, killed animals with red fur...read more>>>...