Joined: 30 May 2003 Posts: 345 Location: Miskolc, Hungary
Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2003 8:06 am Post subject:
He (or it?) was a demon who had the form of a serpent. He was the enemy of Amun-Re and attacked Re's boat every night when it was traveling through the underworld to be born again for the new day, but Re killed him.
(Just a note: It could really be a frightening thought to an Egyptian to imagine at night that 'what if Re cannot kill Apepi tonight and there will be darkness forever?')
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