Rem (mythology)

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Rem[1]
in hieroglyphs

Rem ( "to weep"), also Rem-Rem, Remi, or Remi the Weeper, who lives in Rem-Rem, the realm of weeping[2] is a fish god in Egyptian mythology who fertilizes the land with his tears,[3] producing both vegetation and the reptiles.[4] He is assumed to be the personification of Ra's tears.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b E. A. Wallis Budge (1904). The Gods of the Egyptians: Or, Studies in Egyptian Mythology 1. Methuen & Company. p. 303. 
  2. ^ Gerald Massey (2008) [1907]. Ancient Egypt - The Light of the World: A Work of Reclamation and Restitution in Twelve Books. NuVision Publications. p. 319. ISBN 1595476067. 
  3. ^ Donald A. MacKenzie (2004) [1915]. Myths of Babylonia and Assyria. Kessinger Publishing. p. 29. ISBN 1417976438. 
  4. ^ E. A. Wallis Budge (1904). The Gods of the Egyptians: Or, Studies in Egyptian Mythology 1. Methuen & Company. p. 319.