The Repulsing of the Dragon (1.21)
(747 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Other Myths

Commentary

During the course of each day’s journey, the sun god confronted a serpent adversary a whom he vanquished with the assistance of the militant god Seth and the force of divine magic. Within the following Coffin Text spell, this battle with the “dragon” is located at Bakhu, the mountainous western support of heaven where the sun sets. Elsewhere the serpen…

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Ritner, Robert K., “The Repulsing of the Dragon (1.21)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_21>



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