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==Earth Mythological References==
 
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Apophis was the chief antagonist of the sun-god, Ra.  Considered to be the personification of darkness, evil and chaos, he battled against the light of Ra.  Occasionally Apophis would prevail (resulting in a solar eclipse), but eventually Ra triumphed, slaying Apophis, dismembering his body and burning it.  He was depicted in Greek and Egyptian mythology as a serpent god who lived in the depths of the celestial Nile.  He was never worshipped.
  
 
==Stargate References==
 
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Revision as of 17:43, 11 July 2004

System Lord Apophis

Earth Culture of Origin

Egypt, Greece

Alternate Names / Spellings

Greek for the Egyptian god “Apep”, known as Apep the Destroyer, Enemy of Ra.

Presides Over

Evil and darkness

Personal Symbols

A great serpent or crocodile

Earth Mythological References

Apophis was the chief antagonist of the sun-god, Ra. Considered to be the personification of darkness, evil and chaos, he battled against the light of Ra. Occasionally Apophis would prevail (resulting in a solar eclipse), but eventually Ra triumphed, slaying Apophis, dismembering his body and burning it. He was depicted in Greek and Egyptian mythology as a serpent god who lived in the depths of the celestial Nile. He was never worshipped.

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--DeeKayP 18:26, 10 Jul 2004 (PDT)