Anpu

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Anpu Egyptian god of tombs and ruler of the underworld; usually depicted as a man with the head of a jackal
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Usage

In literature:

Hardly so, as the prediction of the Hathors comes strictly to pass in the tale of Anpu and Bata.
"Egyptian Tales, Second Series, XVIIIth To XIXth Dynasty Translated From The Papyri, Second Edition" by W. M. Flinders Petrie
Anpu had a house and a wife, and Bata lived with him like a younger brother.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
In Phrygia, for example, Atyo scorns the love of the goddess Cybele, as does Bata the love of Anpu's wife.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
Now, as for Anpu, he had a house and he had a wife.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
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