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From days of long ago, ancient Egypt has venerated many gods and goddesses. Each of the ancient cities had their own patron god or goddess. Some even had different gods that represented the same ideal or symbol. For example, different cities had a different creator god, either Ra, Atum or Khepera.

Over time, these different gods were brought together to form a pantheon in the ancient Egyptian religion, each representing a different aspect of Egyptian life. The various dynasties even had "chief" gods such as Ra or Amun.

Statues of the Egyptian godsAfter Egypt came under the rule of foreign powers such as the Romans and the Arabians, its ancient Egyptian religion slowly began to be replaced by other religions such as Christianity and Islam.

The Egyptian Religions section contains the following entries:

Do explore the other sections in this site, including:

  • Wonders of Ancient Egypt - Find out about the many wonders originating from Ancient Egypt, including the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx and the Nile River.
  • Mysteries of Egypt - Find out about the mythology, mysteries and conspiracies surrounding Ancient Egypt.
  • Modern and Ancient Egyptian History - Explore the various Dynasties of Ancient Egypt as well as the varied political landscape up till the present day.

Want to know more about Egyptian gods? Try this book from Amazon:

Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient EgyptEgyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt

This book provides a timeline covering the seven stages in the mythical history of Egypt and outlining the major events of each stage. An A to Z section covers the principal themes and concepts of Egyptian mythology as well as the most important deities, demons, and other characters.


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