The Serpent’s Shadow, the final book in Rick Riordan’s Kane Chronicles is out now. You can reserve your copy at the library. If you haven’t read this amazing series, featuring Egyptian gods and monsters, get the first book The Red Pyramid.
Posts tagged Egyptian mythology
- Ra - the sun god and greatest of all gods who was thought to be the creator of both gods and mortals.
- Osiris - brother and husband of Isis and father of Horus.
- Isis – sister and wife of Isis, and also a powerful sorceress.
- Horus – god of the sky and son of Osiris and Isis.
- Set (also known as Seth) - god of chaos, confusion and storms. Also the jealous brother of Osiris.
- Bast (also known as Bastet) – goddess of cats and daughter of Ra.
- Thoth – god of writing and knowledge and a god of the Underworld.
- Anubis – god of the Underworld and in charge of tombs and mummification.
If you want to know more about Egyptian mythology and the gods that feature in them you could try these books:
- The Orchard Book of Egyptian Gods and Pharaohs, retold by Robert Swindells and illustrated by Stephen Lambert.
- Egyptian Myth: a treasury of legends, art, and history, by Ann Kramer.
- The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, by Leonard Everett Fisher.
Or try these websites: