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n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian god of the underworld who combined characteristics of Osiris and Apis and was also worshiped in ancient Greece and Rome.

[Latin Sarāpis, Serāpis, from Greek Sarāpis, from Egyptian wsrj-ḥp : wsrj, Osiris; see Osiris + ḥp, Apis.]


(Other Non-Christian Religions) a Graeco-Egyptian god combining attributes of Apis and Osiris


or Sa•ra•pis

(səˈreɪ pɪs)

a deity of Ptolemaic Egypt, later worshiped throughout the Greco-Roman world.
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Not BABILON, Nor great ALCAIRO such magnificence Equal'd in all thir glories, to inshrine BELUS or SERAPIS thir Gods, or seat Thir Kings, when AEGYPT with ASSYRIA strove In wealth and luxurie.
My friend, Private Mulvaney, who went home in the Serapis, time-expired, not very long ago, has come back to India as a civilian
The site also contains the steps down to the temple of the Greek god Serapis and the column is guarded by a giant statue of an Egyptian sphinx.
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23, 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the HMS Serapis in battle off Yorkshire, England; however, the seriously damaged Bon Homme Richard sank two days later.
This connection reflects an Osirian emphasis that the author sees as key to the emergence of Serapis.
The three-day event will be organised by Serapis Company for organising international exhibitions and festivals at Oman International Exhibition Centre.
The three-day event will be organized by Serapis Company for organizing international exhibitions and festivals at Oman International Exhibition Centre.
The three-day event will be organised by Serapis Company, which organises international exhibitions and festivals, at Oman International Exhibition Centre.
And this goes for his account of Scott's visit to Pompeii, late in life, which is a great comic set piece, in which both friends played their part: "we succeeded in getting Sir Walter placed upon a heap of ruins, whence he might see the remains of the Temple of Serapis.
They will then be guided to transform them using light and sound energy, along with the assistance of ascended masters (St Germaine and Serapis Bey) and Archangels (Michael and Raphael), so the body can rebound.
Some scholars have related the incident to the destruction of the Serapis temple in 391, (68) but, although it is unnecessary to resort to such historical referencing to give the epigram meaning, the poem itself presumes a date when the Serapeion still stood.