Raphael

Egypt

Imsety, Son of Horus

Imsety (Jmstj) the human headed son of Horus, protected the liver of the deceased and was in turn protected by the goddess Isis.  His role was to make sure that the dead would make it to the afterlife, as he is asked to lift them up by Horus: “You have

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Roman

Mercury, Roman god of Communication

Mercury (Mercurius) was the Roman god of communication and travel, often serving as a mediator between the gods and mortals, his winged feet giving him the advantage of speed, and so was the patron of circulation in general.  He was also responsible for conveying souls to the underworld.  He wore

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Lament of Hermes

Do you know, Asclepius, that Egypt is an image of heaven?  Or to speak more exactly, in Egypt all the operations of the powers which rule and work in heaven are present in the Earth below In fact, it should be said that the whole cosmos dwells in this our

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Greek

Hermes, Messenger of the Gods

Hermes is immediately recognizable by four attributes: a broad-brimmed hat (petasos), winged sandals (talaria), a purse, and a herald’s wand (kerykeion, or caduceus in Latin). Hermes’ wand – a short-winged staff, entangled by two identical serpents – had magical powers, bringing sleep upon people or rousing them from it. If

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Hinduism

Agni, Vedic fire god of Hinduism

The southern position and his association with fire helps identify Thoth in the Hindu tradition. Agni is a Sanskrit word meaning fire, and connotes the Vedic fire god of Hinduism. He is also the guardian deity of the southeast direction, and is typically found in southeast corners of Hindu temples.

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Christian

Enoch

Egypt acknowledged one of the exalted angels as “the great scribe,” and identified him as Thoth. His real identity is clarified in the writings of Moses as Enoch.  Enoch ascended to heaven. But we do not worship him. This prophet Enoch is also known as the Archangel Raphael.  “Raphael is

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Egypt

Egyptian Thoth

The Egyptians credited Thoth as the author of all works of science, religion, philosophy, and magic. The Greeks further declared him the inventor of astronomy, astrology, the science of numbers, mathematics, geometry, surveying, medicine, botany, theology, civilized government, the alphabet, reading, writing, and oratory. They further claimed he was the

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