Serapis

Serapis (Σέραπις, Attic/Ionian Greek) or Sarapis (Σάραπις, Doric Greek) is a Graeco-Egyptian god. Serapis was devised during the 3rd century BC on the orders of Ptolemy I of Egypt as a means to unify the Greeks and Egyptians in his realm. The god was depicted as Greek in appearance, but with Egyptian trappings, and combined iconograp...
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Serapis

• (n.) An Egyptian deity, at first a symbol of the Nile, and so of fertility; later, one of the divinities of the lower world. His worship was introduced into Greece and Rome.
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Serapis

Se·ra'pis noun [ Latin , from Greek ........., ..........] (Myth.) An Egyptian deity, at first a symbol of the Nile, and so of fertility; later, one of the divinities of the lower world. His worship was introduced into Greece and Rome.
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Serapis

Ancient Graeco-Egyptian god, a combination of Apis, t ...
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Serapis

Ancient Graeco-Egyptian god, a combination of Apis, the bull of Memphis who carried the dead, and Osiris, ruler of the underworld. Invented by Ptolemy I to unify his Greek and Egyptian subjects, he became the official deity of the kingdom replacing Osiris. He was worshipped in Greek at the Serapeum, a Greek-style temple and statue in Alexan...
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Serapis

Greco-Egyptian deity of the sun first encountered at Memphis, where his cult was celebrated in association with that of the sacred Egyptian bull Apis ... [7 related articles]
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Serapis

In Egyptian mythology, Serapis (or Sarapis) was another name for Osiris, and was a sun god known as the judge of the underworld. Serapis was adopted by the Greeks and Romans, and worshipped up until about 391 AD.
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Serapis

Serapis (serā'pis) or Sarapis (särä'pis) , Egyptian god whose devotees united the worship of the Apis bull and the god Osiris. His cult, which originated at Memphis, rose to its greatest significance at Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I. He was adopted as the universal...
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