Abstract: Seth, Evil God of Power and Might

Lecturer: Eugene Cruz-Uribe

We often see the ancient Egyptian god Seth as the god of evil in ancient Egyptian religion because he had killed his brother Osiris in order to claim the kingship of Egypt.  This lecture will try to rehabilitate Seth’s stature taking into account numerous new studies (including the speaker’s) on the numerous protective roles that Seth held throughout Egyptian history.  Some new and unpublished scenes of the god Seth from the speaker’s own field work in Egypt will be shown.

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Miriam Stark is with the University Hawai’i at Manoa, and holds her degrees from the University of Arizona (Ph.D.) and the University of Michigan.  Her current research interests are... Read More

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