Tag: Wepwawet

GMC: Wepwawet

Hail Wepwawet, Shape-shifting son of Re Opener of Ways, War-God, He Who carries the sharpest arrows Jackal-headed and clad in armor. Are You the One called Anubis, The other canine Deity of Aiegyptos? With Him You share the duty of guiding the dead And with Him You share the deepest secrets Of the Seen and…

GMC: Wepwawet

Wepwawet (Upuaut, Wep-wawet, Wep-waut, Wepuat, Ophois in Greek), Who I have written about briefly before on this blog, is an ancient canid-formed Deity from the Old Kingdom of Egypt. It seems He may have been worshipped as early as the third dynasty of the Old Kingdom. Abydos, located in Upper Egypt, is His most sacred…

June God of the Month Club

Won’t be posting for it till next week, but in case anyone is curious, June’s Gods of the Month are Yinepu/Anubis. Wepwawet, and Odin. It’s interesting that Anubis and Wepwawet showed up the same month. I’m not choosing these, I shuffle the deck thoroughly every time. It’s completely random. Odin is also the second Norse…

Wepwawet and Anubis

Wepwawet (Upuaut, Wep-wawet, Wep-waut, Wepuat, or Ophois in Greek) is a canid Deity like Anubis. He is sometimes considered a jackal, but others believe Him to represent a wolf. He is depicted very similarly to Anubis, but is gray-colored instead of black, or sometimes with a white head. Greek sources say that Wepwawet’s animal is…

Calls for Submissions

Bibliotheca Alexandrina is currently seeking submissions for three new anthologies. I’ll be submitting to all of these myself, but I am particularly excited about the one for Anubis and other Dog-headed Deities. Queen of the Sacred Way: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Persephone is now open for submissions! We are interested in a wide…