Definition of Amon-ra

1. Noun. Egyptian sun god; supreme god of the universe in whom Amen and Ra were merged; principal deity during Theban supremacy.

Exact synonyms: Amen-ra, Amun Ra
Generic synonyms: Egyptian Deity

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Literary usage of Amon-ra

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1. The Ramesseum by James Edward Quibell, Wilhelm Spiegelberg, R. F. E. Paget, A. A. Pirie (1898)
"Four canopic vases belonging to " the favourite minstrel of Amon-Ra in the fourth ... daughter of the prophet of Amon-Ra, king of the gods (Amonra Sonter. ..."

2. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"The chief priest of amon-ra, the king of the gods, Amenhotep, was conducted to the great forecourt of the temple of Amon. His (the king's) words uttered his ..."

3. The Lords of the Ghostland: A History of the Ideal by Edgar Saltus (1907)
"... I ra amon-ra AM all that is, has been and shall be. No mortal has lifted my veil." That pronouncement, graven on the statue of Isis, confounded Egypt, ..."

4. The Cross in Tradition, History, and Art by William Wood Seymour (1897)
"It is very significant that the second person, Amon-Ra, is gener- Ra. Amon-Ra. ally represented as seated up- From Haslam's The Cross and From Haslam's The ..."

5. Primitive Civilizations; Or, Outlines of the History of Ownership in Archaic by Edith Jemima Simcox (1894)
"Let the taxing and usufruct of the labours of the inhabitants for the temple of amon-ra, the king of the gods, be placed under thy administration. ..."

6. The Twelve Egyptian Obelisks in Rome: Their History Explained by by John Henry Parker (1879)
"On the shaft, below the pyramidion, the king kneels, and offers incense, wine, and a figure of Truth to Amon-Ra. On the first face on the north, ..."

7. History of Egypt by F. C. H. Wendel (1890)
"The temples of Amon-Ra, of course, received the lion's share of these rich ... At Thebes he made additions to the great temple of Amon-Ra, and restored some ..."

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