River god


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a deity supposed to preside over a river as its tutelary divinity.

See also: River

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From the 12-storey office block tower crowned by seahorses - symbols of Newcastle's status as a sea port and now lit up by icy blue lights at night, providing a beacon visible for miles - to the David Wynne sculptures Swans in Flight and River God Tyne, it is unsurprising that experts voted the building the North East's best, in a poll earlier this year.
The legend appears to have evolved around the famous ancient stone mask of a river god still in the porch of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome.
Thus the papers have been full recently of images of that magnifi-cent river god.
The statue of the river god Ilissos has been lent to the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg for an exhibition until mid-January.
The statue of the river god Ilissos has been lent to the renowned Russian museum for an exhibition until mid-January.
In an epigraph the composer noted, "The River God laughs at the water, which tickles.
He has just penned Desert God, the sequel to River God, published 20 years ago, which continues his Egyptian Series with the return of Taita, a freed eunuch slave in ancient egypt, who leads the battle against southern Egypt's enemy.
The story is set in Central Africa, along the Zambezi River, and is about the BaTonga people, who worship the River God, Nyaminyami.
It is set in ancient Egypt and will feature my Taita character ( who was first introduced in the 1993 book River God )," he adds.
Cecil saddled a record 75 Royal meeting winners over 40 years, eight of which came in the Queen's Vase, including Falkland (1972), General Ironside (1976), Le Moss (1978), Arden (1987), River God (1990), Jendali (1991), Stelvio (1995), Endorsement (1999).
Inachus, which takes its name from the Greek River God, is part of Sanitov Floating Homes ongoing Future-Cities project, which looks to actively integrate the River Thames into the urban fabric of London, through sustainable living.
Another is Peter Paul Rubens's Allegory of the River God Maranon (1635), which Lewis says is one of his favourites - "That's today.