Hathor


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Hath·or

 (hăth′ôr, -ər)
n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility, motherhood, and music, often depicted as a woman with the head or horns of a cow.

[Egyptian ḥwt-ḥr, Hathor (literally, enclosure of Horus) : ḥwt, enclosure + ḥr, Horus.]

Hathor

(ˈhæθɔː)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
Hathoric adj
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GODS OF EGYPT (12A) BENEVOLENT KING OSIRIS (BRYAN BROWN) IS POISED TO CROWN HIS SELF-DOUBTING SON, HORUS (NIKOLAJ COS-TER-WALDAU), THE NEW RULER OF EGYPT IN FRONT OF AN ADORING THRONG, INCLUD-ING HIS WIFE ISIS (RACHAEL BLAKE) AND HORUS' LOVER, HATHOR (ELODIE YUNG), THE GODDESS OF LOVE.
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HH HHH BENEVOLENT King Osiris (Bryan Brown) is poised to crown his self-doubting son, Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), the new ruler Egypt in front of an adoring throng, including his wife Isis Rachael Blake) and Horus' lover, Hathor Elodie Yung), the goddess of love.
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