Khepera

(redirected from Khepri)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Khepera - Egyptian god of the morning sunKhepera - Egyptian god of the morning sun; creator
References in periodicals archive ?
Nile Crossing is illustrated by Sally Wern Comport and offers a fine story of Khepri, who lives in ancient Egypt and fishes the Nile with his father.
Onstine, JSSEA 25 [1995]: 72)--in the fifth cavern, followed by the newly born Khepri in the final, sixth cavern.
The morning sun was called Khepri, and sometimes Khepri-Re-Atum, "the god of creation who came into being by himself.
Roedden nhw'n gweld hyn yn debyg i'r ffordd roedd chwilen y dom yn gweithio drwy rowlio'n bl o faw yn gyson, a dyma sut y cysylltwyd y scarab neu chwilen yr Aifft Khepri.
In the past two archaeological seasons, the site has yielded five double statues of King Amenhotep III in the company of different deities, including Re-Horakhti, Khepri, Horus and Hapi.
I've still got two of them - Zippy and Khepri - and one I've sold," said Mrs Ridley, who is the alpaca secretary at the Northumberland County Show and also works as the show's assistant secretary.
The imperialist, oppressive and capitalist New Crobuzon, the floating free city of Armada, or the revolutionary train in perpetual motion called the Iron Council along with all manner of species of which human beings are only one among a number (the insect-like Khepri, the frog-like Vodanyhoi, the Cactus people, the scab-mettlers, cray, Remade, and so on) operate in an economic and political world in which oppression and revolution are only a moment away.
El Khepri de los antiguos egipcios hace rodar todas las formas e ideas.
Percy takes special interest in the morning sun-god Khepri "who is in his sun disc" (Percy underline, 4) who "cannot be destroyed.
Contrary to popular Egyptology, the original Trinity does not start with the Greek named Osiris followed by Isis and Horus, but rather it began with Ra-Atum Khepri (Atum meaning he who completes) the self-creating anti-thesis whom upon emerging from the primeval waters, stood upon the Benben, the primeval hillock and there between the duality of Shu (air) and Tefnut (moisture) did insert his semen to create Geb (earth-god) and Nut (sky-goddess) who bore among others, the famous brother and sister pair, Osiris and Isis.
The sacred scarab beetles of ancient Egypt were revered and linked to Khepri - the creator god.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) recently demonstrated a prototype version of the 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system using 64-bit Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), 64-bit Terminal Services and 64-bit Microsoft Internet Explorer running on Newisys Khepri systems based on the upcoming AMD Opteron processor.