Harpocrates


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Harpocrates

(härpŏk`rətēz), the Greek name for the Egyptian sky god HorusHorus
, in Egyptian religion, sky god, god of light and goodness. One of the most important of the Egyptian deities, Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis. In a famous myth he avenged the murder of his father by defeating Set, the god of evil and darkness.
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. He was represented as a small boy with his finger held to his lips and came to be considered the god of silence. His cult, combined with that of Isis and Serapis, was very popular in the Roman Empire.
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In Latin legend, Cupid gave a rose to Harpocrates, the god of silence, to keep quiet about the romantic adventures of Venus.
HARPOCRATES perfectly shares this current international trend and aims to develop a new-generation sound insulation system to attenuate aircraft noise emissions, in accordance to the EU noise transport policy which over the coming years will require more and more quiet operating vehicles.
The title page of the Tractado de Orthographia features a woodcut illustration of Harpocrates in his traditional pose of pressing a finger to his lips in a plea for silence.
According to Live Science magazine, which obtained the article from the scientific journal 'Studies in Ancient Art and Civilization', one side of the amulet has several images, including a bandaged mummy likely representing the Egyptian god Osiris lying on a boat, and an image of Harpocrates, the god of silence, who is shown sitting on a stool while holding his right hand up to his lips.
53) In Hellenistic times, Serapis, the Alexandrian god of healing, was assisted by Harpocrates, who was sometimes shown as a dwarf.
Faeton representa el afan de saber, el narcisismo y la melagomania; Harpocrates (es el dios egipcio Horus perfectamente recontextualizado en tanto que deidad egipcia del ambito kircheriano) representa el silencio, la luna y la noche, sin olvidar su origen de sol de invierno.
Erasmus identifies this image of putting your finger to your lips with the Egyptian god Harpocrates in the second saying of the title of Collectanea 172, Harpocratem facere.
The thumb-sized piece of bronze, which was discovered after almost 2,000 years hidden in the ground, has turned out to be the earliest representation of an Egyptian deity Harpocrates, the god of secrecy and silence.