How to use Seth in a sentence
The name Busiris in this legend may have been caught up merely at random by the early Greeks, or they may have vaguely connected their legend with the Egyptian myth of the slaying of Osiris (as king of Egypt) by his mighty brother Seth, who was in certain aspects a patron of foreigners.
He is also the father of dangerous winds (typhoons), and by later writers is identified with the Egyptian Seth.
In the i i th century Simeon Seth, protovestiarius at the Byzantine court, translated the fabulous history from the Persian back into Greek.
Washington, and to the efficient board of trustees, which has included such men as Robert C. Ogden and Seth Low.
And the position assigned by the Sethians (EnOcavoi) to Seth is precisely similar to that given by the Mandaeans to Abel.Advertisement
In 1791 the town was incorporated, and through the influence of the Rev. Seth Noble, the first pastor, the name was changed to Bangor, the name of one of his favourite hymn-tunes.
In Military Park is a monument to MajorGeneral Philip Kearny (1815-1862), and in Washington Park is a monument to Seth Boyden (1785-1870), a Newark inventor of malleable iron, of machinery for making nails, and of improvements in the steam-locomotive.
Among modern writers, James Seth (Ethical Princ., 1894) resumes Aristotle's position, and places Eudaemonism as the mean between the Ethics of Sensibility (hedonism) and the Ethics of Rationality, each of which overlooks the complex character of human life.
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Seth is named in the opening genealogy of Chronicles, I Chron.Advertisement
The passage may perhaps indicate that Seth was originally the name of a tribe.
The "Seth" of Numbers is sometimes identified with the Bedouin, who appear as Sutu in Assyrian and Babylonian inscriptions.
The two have been compared in that Adapa was demiurge and Logos; and Seth figures as the Messiah in later Jewish tradition.'
A mass of Christian and Jewish tradition has gathered round the name of Seth.
In the Book of Jubilees (1st century A.D.) the name of Seth's wife is given as Azura.Advertisement
In the Ascension of Isaiah (1st century A.D.) Seth is seen in heaven.
Seth was the last child born to Adam; he grew in stature and strength, and began to fast and pray strenuously.
Seth, Ethical Principles (3rd ed., 1898); other works quoted under Ethics.
Upon quitting his professorship Barrow was only a fellow of Trinity College; but his uncle gave him a small sinecure in Wtles, and Dr Seth Ward, bishop of Salisbury, conferred upon him a prebend in that church.
In 1654 Seth Ward (1617-1689), the Savilian professor of astronomy, replying in his Vindiciae academiarum to some other assaults (especially against John Webster's Examen of Academies) on the academic system, retorted upon Hobbes that, so far from the universities being now what he had known them in his youth, he would find his geometrical pieces, when they appeared, better understood there than he should like.Advertisement
The nephew also defended his uncle in An Appendix to the Life of Bishop Seth Ward, 1697, 8vo.
For this reason it is often hard to tell where the primitive cult-centre of a particular deity is to be sought; thus Horus seems equally at home both at Buto in the Delta and at Hieraconpolis in Upper Egypt,, and the earliest worship of Seth appears to have been claimed no less by Tanis in the north than by Ombos in the south.
At a very early date the anthropo- so-c phizing tendency caused the animal deities to be represented coni Es human bodies, though as a rule they retained their animal the ds; so in the case of Seth as early as the lind Dynasty.
Then while she was absent visiting her sop Horus he city of Buto, Seth once more gained possession of the se, cut it into fourteen pieces, and scattered them all over pt.
When Horus grew ie set out to avenge his fathers murder, and after terrible ggles finally conquered and dispossessed his wicked uncle; is another version relates, the combatants were separated by th, and Egypt divided between them, the northern part ng to Horus and the southern to Seth.Advertisement
A legend now arose, we know how or why, which made Seth the brother and murderer of is; and this led to a fusion of the Horus-Seth and the SethOsiris moe-ifs.
The more ancient account survived, however, he myth that Osiris, Horus, Seth, Isis and Nephthys (a less who plays but a minor part in the Osiris cycle) were all Iren of the earth-god Keb and the sky-goddess Nut, born on five consecutive days added on at the end of the year (the flied epagomenal days).
Later generations reconciled these radictions by assuming the existence of two Horuses, one, brother of Osiris, Seth and Isis, being named Haroeris, i.e.
They again gave birth to Keb and Nut, from whom ieir turn sprang Osiris and Seth, Isis and Nephthys.
In later times the moral ct of his tale was doubtless the main cause of its continued alarity; Osiris was named Onnophris, the good Being excellence, and Seth was contrasted with him as the author the root of all evil.Advertisement
Pairs of deities whose personalities are often blended or interchanged are Hathor and Nut, Sakhmi and Pakhe, Seth and Apophis.
It is not so much as king of the dead that Osiris here appears, but every deceased Egyptian was regarded as himself an Osiris, as having undergone all the indignities inificted upon the god, but finally triumphant over the powers of death and evil impersonated by Seth.
It was related how Seth had brought an accusation against Osiris in the great judgment hail of Heliopolis, and how the latter, helped by the skilful speaker Thoth, had emerged from the ordeal acquitted and triumphant.
Nekhbi, goddess of El Kab, represented the Upper or Southern Kingdom, which was also under the tutelage of the god Seth, the goddess Buto and the god Horus similarly presiding over the Lower Kingdom.
The Hyksos, in whom Josephus recognized the children of Israel, worshipped their own Syrian deity, identifying him with the Egyptian god Seth, and endeavoured to establish his cult throughout Egypt to the detriment of the native gods.Advertisement
Seth Pringle-Pattison in his Man's Place in Cosmos (1897, p. 307).
It was attributed to Seth, the spirit of evil who according to Egyptian tradition governed the central deserts of Africa.
It was one of the "New Hampshire Grant" towns, both New York and New Hampshire claiming jurisdiction over it, and, being the home of Ethan Allen and Seth Warner, it became the centre of activities of the "Green Mountain Boys," of whom they were leaders.
In 1901 he succeeded Seth Low as president of Columbia University.
On the 21st of December 1671 he was proposed as a candidate for admission into the Royal Society by Dr Seth Ward, bishop of Salisbury, and on the 11th of January 1672 he was elected a fellow of the Society.Advertisement
A more complete edition in two volumes was published by his son, Seth Ames, at Boston, Mass., in 1854.
Or we may take the opposite view, and regard the story of Osiris and his war with Seth (who shut him up in a box and mutilated him) as a dualistic myth, originally on the level of the battle betweenaGaunab andTsui-Goab, or between Tagar and Suqe.
Osiris, Horus, Typhon (Seth), Isis and Nephthys were the children of Seb (whom the Greeks identified with Cronus); the myths of their birth were peculiarly savage and obscene.
The Isiac mysteries were a representation of the chief events in the myth of Isis and Osiris - the murder of Osiris, the lamentations of Isis and her wanderings, followed by the triumph of Horus over Seth and the resurrection of the slain god - accompanied by music and an exposition of the inner meaning of the spectacle.
Seth, once on Earth, formed a brotherhood of light in honor of his grandfather.Advertisement
In Egyptian mythology, Seth causes the death of his brother Osiris, the first king of Egypt.
Seth Evans (Bass ), a musical virtuoso, was the first to join.
Indeed, as has been seen, they appropriate the entire personale of the Bible from Adam, Seth, Abel, Enos and Pharaoh to Jesus and John, a phenomenon which bears witness to the close relations of the Mandaean doctrine both with Judaism and Christianity - not the less close because they were relations of hostility.
In the Book of Adam and Eve (A.D 500-900) Seth is described as perfectly beautiful, like Adam, only more beautiful.
The Connecticut clock maker and clock peddler was the 18th-century embodiment of Yankee ingenuity; the most famous of the next generation of clock makers were Eli Terry (1772-1852), who made a great success of his wooden clocks; Chauncey Jerome, who first used brass wheels in 1837 and founded in 1844 the works of the New Haven Clock Co.; Gideon Roberts; and Terry's pupil and successor, Seth Thomas (1786-1859), who built the factory at Thomaston carried on by his son Seth Thomas (1816-1888).Advertisement
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Seth Evans (Bass), a musical virtuoso, was the first to join.
In 2007, Heigl starred opposite Seth Rogan in the comedy Knocked Up, a look at the decisions that a young single woman must make after getting pregnant during a one-night stand.
While Seth Rogen's first starring role was in the wildly successful comedy Knocked Up, this funny guy has been entertaining audiences in smaller parts for some time now.
Seth Rogen was born April 15, 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Seth Rogen earned his first role as Ken Miller in the low-rated, cult classic television series Freaks and Geeks (1999) during an open casting call.
Seth Rogen also appeared in the film Donnie Darko (2001), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and an episode of Dawson's Creek (2003).
Shifty Shellshock - Otherwise known as Seth Binzer, former lead singer of the band Crazy Town and best known for the song Starry Eyed Surprise featuring D.J.
Her first breakout film, the one that put her rom-com star power status on lock, was Knocked Up with Seth Rogen.
The most anticipated of these films, however, is the adaptation of The Green Hornet, which also stars Seth Rogen and Cameron Diaz.
Seth and Maggie fall in love when they meet in the hospital where she's a heart surgeon, but there's only one problem-he's an angel who's supposed to be watching over Los Angeles.
In her meditative state, she began channeling an entity that she later named Seth.
Through the 1970s, Jane published several books based on those channeled sessions that eventually became known by her fans as the Seth Prophecies.
Her books include The Coming of Seth, The "Unknown" Reality and several others.
Ryan is in Chino while his 'foster' brother Seth is somewhere in Portland, Oregon.
The season sees Ryan trying to mend fences with Marissa and Seth trying to repair his relationship with Summer.
A lot of mixed up dating goes on with Seth dating Alex, Ryan with a girl named Lindsay and their girlfriends dating a polo jock and a pool guy.
Ryan becomes a cage fighter to cope with his anger issues and Seth's girlfriend Summer heads to Brown University where she avoids calls from Seth who stayed in Newport Beach.
Seth and Sandy intervene and help Ryan turn Volchok over to the authorities.
Marissa's mother Julie has a baby boy and at the end of the season, the show flashes forward to show Seth and Summer getting married while Taylor and Ryan share meaningful looks at the wedding.
Peter Gallagher plays public defender Sandy Cohen, the husband of Kirsten, father of Seth and the man who gave Ryan Atwood somewhere to go.
Kelly Rowan plays the role of Kirsten Cohen, Sandy's wife and Seth's mother.
At the end of the OC's run, Kirsten is shown with her six-year-old daughter Sophie Rose at Seth and Summer's wedding.
Adam Brody is the poster child for the OC with his quirky and endearing portrayal of Seth Cohen, the son of Sandy and Kirsten and 'brother' to Ryan.
At the end of the OC, Adam's character Seth wed his high school sweetheart Summer.
Rachel Bilson plays Summer Roberts, the love of Seth Cohen's life and one of the four main teens that make up the central cast of the OC.
At the end of the OC, Rachel's Summer is shown marrying her high school sweetheart Seth.
Formerly a couple, the paid showed signs of rekindling their romance at Seth and Summer's wedding.
Holden's older brother Seth married Angel Lange (who previous was involved with both his brothers) and his older brother Caleb married Julie Wendell (who shares a son Aaron with Holden).
The cast of TV show Providence included Kanakaredes, Paula Cale, Seth Peterson, Mike Farrell, Concetta Tomei and Leslie Silva.
In 1876, Seth Thomas patented the very first wind-up, bedside alarm clock which could be set to alarm at any hour.
The Shangri-La Diet was created by Seth Roberts, an associate professor of Psychology at the University of California Berkley.
Seth "Shifty" Bizner frequently relapsed on both seasons one and two of Celebrity Rehab and he relapsed during Sober House as well.
Seth Binzer, lead singer of the band Crazy Town, appeared in the first season of Celebrity Rehab but was invited back for season two when Dr. Drew found out he had relapsed.
Les' only son and oldest child Seth is co-owner of American Jewelry and Pawn, but he wasn't always destined for the family business.
Seth graduated from the University of Michigan's pre-med program and planned on becoming a doctor before being seduced by the family business.
Seth's focus in the shop is to try and instill a more formal business structure.
As Les prefers to make it up as he goes along, Seth's style often clashes with his father's.
Despite their different philosophies, Seth often defers to his father's experience and takes every opportunity to soak up his advice on the pawn industry.
She does battle especially frequently with brother Seth, who often accuses her of getting pricing wrong and making careless mistakes with the company's stock and books.
Over the years, Buffy's circle of friends grows and shrinks to include others including Cordelia Chase (Charisma Carpenter), Jenny Calendar, Oz (Seth Green), Anya and Tara (Amber Benson).
For example, JetBlue suffered a "devastating critique" by influential blogger Seth Godin because their e-commerce website created problems for people trying to book flights.
Under the leadership of Ethan Allen, Seth Warner and Remember Baker (1737-1775), they refused obedience and took up arms in defence of their rights.
A criticism of Neo-Hegelianism will be found in Andrew Seth (Pringle Pattison), Hegelianism and Personality.
Cain and Abel indeed are not sons of Adam, but of Satan and Eve; Seth, however, who is full of light, is the offspring of Adam by Eve.
Though Seth was an Egyptian god, as god of the Hyksos he represents some Asiatic deity.