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Egytian myth has the great god Thoth. Origanlly from Atlantis, the great preist king fled with a close group of learned preist to Egypt when Atlantis sank into the sea . As there no records of what he looked like in Atlantis, he is now potrayed as an the baboon or the Ibis headed god of the Egyptians. Thoth's centre of worshiped was at Khmunu (Hermopolis) in Upper Egypt.

Thoth is the god who overcame the curse of the sun god Ra allowing Nut to give birth to her five children. with his skill at games.It was he who helped Isis work the ritual to bring Osiris back from the dead, and who drove the magical poison of Set from her son, Horus with the power of his magic.Thoth was Horus' supporter during the young god's battle with his uncle Set, helping Horus with his wisdom and magic.

When Ra retired from the earth, he appointed Thoth and told him of his desire to create a Light-soul in the Duat and in the Land of the Caves, and it was over this region that the sun god appointed Thoth to rule, ordering him to keep a register of those who were there, and to mete out just punishments to them. Thoth became the representation of Ra in the afterlife, seen at the judgement of the dead in the 'Halls of the Double Ma'at' or as is known in his tablets as the "Hall of Amenti".

The magical powers of Thoth"s 'Book of Thoth', which would allow a person who read the sacred book to become the most powerful magician in the world. The Book which "the god of wisdom wrote with his own hand". It was the stor of creation and man as he came into the earth plane. The story of the stars and the after life of man if chose to live bt the law.

A scribe to the gods, who kept a great library of scrolls. He was recorder of time.The spells in The Book of the Dead and the Book of Breathings, were written by him. He stood at the portal of the underworld helping or punshing as the deeds of men were.

Originally, Thoth was a god of creation, but was later thought to be the one who civilized men, teaching them civic and religious practices, writing, medicine, music and magic. It was Thoth who was thought to have taught men the mode and pronunciation of his writing - prayers and magic spells could fail if not intoned correctly - and so he was the master of magic. Later he incarnated as the great Magician Hermes .


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