He is the father of Khonsu, the moon god.
Atum was known as the God of Creator. However, it should be noted that with all of this synchronization, Amun was not absorbed to create a a new god. Instead, there was a unity of divine power with these other gods. Re became the active power in the world, a position previously exclusively held by Pharaoh (Hornung, 1999). Religious doctine in ancient Egypt apparently took a form that is suspiciously like modern church doctines – loaded with political motive. Amun is first mentioned in the Pyramid Texts (c. 2400-2300 BCE) as a local god of Thebes along with his consort Amaunet. Elevated from a figurehead in the New Kingdom (c.1570-1069 BCE), the God's Wife of Amun would hold power equal to a pharaoh by the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt (c. 1069-525 BCE) when the God's Wife would rule Upper Egypt. In Amun, the most important attributes of both Atum and Ra were merged to form an all-purpose deity whose aspects embraced every part of the fabric of creation. Here is Jeremiah 31:31: "Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah." The creator is obviously an important deity to a religious tradition. Soon, Amun was identified with other gods as well, taking on the names (among others) Amun-Re-Atum, Amun-Re-Montu, Amun-Re-Horakhty and Min-Amun.
Role and Appearance of Atum. At this time, the supreme god of Thebes was the war god Montu and the creator god was regarded as Atum (also known as Ra). Atum and Atum-Ra. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. 1,936 videos; Brand new videos 7 days a week!
The name Atum is derived from the word tem meaning complete – quite suitable, since he was able to create the first divine couple through masturbation. Over time, the Elder Gods degenerated and turned into demons, warring with one another and struggling for power and influence. Like Akhenaton. brother Polight, age 32, is a young and successful entrepreneur and author of 80 plus books. Amun is the king of the Egyptian pantheon. Note how Jeremiah distinguishes between the House of Israel and the House of Judah. Amun is considered as one of the most important and powerful gods of ancient Egypt. When distinguished from Re, Atum was the creator’s original form, living inside Nun, the primordial waters of chaos. These all seem more like personifications of the elements than actual ‘gods’. In the Late Period, amulets of lizards were worn as a token of the god. Amun Atum subscribed to a channel 2 years ago TopTenz - Channel. He was also fused with Ra, becoming Amun-Ra. Atum also spelled as Tem, Temu, Tum, and Atem whose name means “Complete” or “Perfection”. At creation he emerged to engender himself and the gods. 7 talking about this. Adeptus Exemptus Thesis Paperback – November 12, 2016 by Amun Atum (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings.
Sargon, Ausar, Atum, and Amun Before I get into the subject of this post, I would like to give another verse concerning the New Covenant. Atum-Re, Aten, Amun-Re : seeking to solarize the deities and initiation By the Vth Dynasty, the supreme and divine Solar father of Pharaoh, namely Re, had surpassed Horus (god of the sky & the kingship). Soon, Amun was identified with other gods as well, taking on the names (among others) Amun-Re-Atum, Amun-Re-Montu, Amun-Re-Horakhty and Min-Amun. He was the first God to exist on the earth from waters of Chaos and he created all the Gods and the universe.
Atum’s myth merged with that of the great sun god Re, giving rise to the deity Re-Atum. However, it should be noted that with all of this synchronization, Amun was not absorbed to create a a new god. Once you understand that the t and d are interchangeable, and same with m and n at the end of the word, you get many versions of this. So popular was Amun’s cult that Egypt almost took on a monotheistic outlook. All is Atum. The position of God's Wife of Amun was one of the most politically powerful and spiritually significant in later Egyptian history. Atum was the creator god in the Heliopolitan Ennead. Egyptians called atom ‘Atum,’ and they said that Atum is all.
So popular was Amun’s cult that Egypt almost took on a monotheistic outlook.
He was originally a local deity and eventually came to be associated nationally.
The most common belief is that Amun-Ra was invented as a new state deity by the (Theban) rulers of the New Kingdom to unite worshipers of Amun with the older cult of Ra around the eighteenth dynasty. During the New Kingdom, Atum and the Theban god Montu (Montju) are depicted with the king in the Temple of Amun at Karnak. Self-created from Nu , the primordial waters, he embodied the essence and the capabilities of both sexes. Atum is one of the most important deities since the earliest times in Egyptian mythology. Atum, also known as the great he-she, was the solar creator god of ancient Egypt. Here is Jeremiah 31:31: "Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah." Sargon, Ausar, Atum, and Amun Before I get into the subject of this post, I would like to give another verse concerning the New Covenant. Atum is said to have created Geb and Nut, and the other procreated “deities”.