Role Of Ra In Odysseus

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The God Ra is described as a kind of King to the gods after he slain the serpent beast Sebau and he is described as gaining a great light power after his crowning. “The gods rejoice when they see Ra crowned upon his throne, and when his beams flood the world with light. The majesty of this holy god setteth out on his journey, and he goeth onwards until he reacheth the land of Manu;” (pg.3). This shows that after being crowned the light that Ra has is the light of the sun and it becomes his job to light the earth. The cycle of sunrise and sunset is caused by him cycling the earth, “the earth becometh light at his birth each day; he proceedeth until he reacheth the place where he was yesterday.” (pg. 3). This light became a sort of guide for
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