Zeus & the Gigante Porphyrion; in Antikenmuseen, Berlin, Germany, No. 52521
Zeus, Elohim, Yahweh, Osiris, Isis, Horus and the Others
All of the ancient gods and goddesses had equals but different names depending on which civilization mortals invented them in an effort to answer questions that seemed to have no answer unless it was divine or out of this world. Superstition reigned for thousands of years.
The Greek and Roman deities were but matches for the divinites of ancient Egypt. The original Trinity of gods came out of Egypt (Papyrus of Ani) with Osiris brother/husband to Isis and their child Horus being the first to be addressed as the Holy Trinity. The handsome god Poseidon had a great love for water and after he and his fellow brothers (Hades and Zeus who made up the other parts of the Holy Triangle [Trinity] obtained the sea and all that was in it, with Poseidon (also known as Neptune) frequently consorting (having sex) with sea creatures especially mermaids and mermen by whom he had children. Mer is the Latin name for sea.
The least handsome brother, Hades, preferred the darkness and contradictions, and because of that he was given the lower world that was engulfed in darkness and yet had fires that burned the flesh of those damned there–those who were damned being defeated gods and demigods (the children of a deity and a mortal). The most crafty and cunning of all the gods was the athletic and robust Zeus who ultimately killed his father Kronus and began the mythology of a sacrificed god who in most cases died on a stake (a word that in the second century CE Greek is transmogrified into “Cross”). For his domain, Zeus (known as Jupiter in Rome) was the victor in winning the heavens and the upper regions from which he hurled thunderbolts to keep all creatures submissive in terror (and he would become the foundation of the initial myths of the pig god of Arabia who was originally known as Ali or Allu which by the seventh century CE would become Allah). The earth (as a planet) became common to all of the gods as defined by ancient writers: Homer in his Illian. xv. 187ff, cf., i. 528, ii. 111; and Virgil in his Aeniad. iv. 372.
Each of these gods (Poseidon, Zeus, and Hades) had 12 apostles who were sent out to “all nations to teach” the people of the earth the will of each god. When the people revolted, Zeus ordered Poseidon to cover the earth with a great flood, cast giants to the ground, and had his priests drink until drunk once the flood waters parted and falls down into a stupor. At that point, in a totally drunken state the sons (always three in honor of the numerous Trinity groupings that existed) came upon the naked father–with one looking at the nudity and the others covering the naked man. How each society treated the nudity defined the role of the men and gave birth to future tales of awe and wonderment. Cp. Homer, Illiad., i. 175, viii. 22. Interestingly, the Greeks acknowledged that the source for their deities came from ancient Egypt.
Osiris and the brother/husband of Isis. While Zeus’ wife Hera was inferior to her husband and forced into subservience (given the rise of patriarchy), the same was not true in ancient Egypt. Isis was every bit as strong, knowledgeable, and creative as her brother/husband Osiris whom she actually saved when his brother Set killed him and cut off his penis (thereby ending fertility of the planet) which a crocodile consumed. Finding the penis, Isis impregnated herself with it, and gave birth to Horus who would have a ministry similar to Jesus, and a life as ribald as any Roman or Greek deity. Osiris, Isis, and Horus were for thousands of years hailed as “the Divine Three Gods in One God” who had the ability to separate themselves when the time was necessary: Osiris being the Father God, Horus being the dutiful son who would sacrifice his life when called upon, and Isis being the “Heaven Ghost of Wisdom” to advise the other two of what was necessary to continue the productivity of the Nile and the obedience of the people whom they needed so that they would be assured of perpetual adoration and love. People were important as they needed their constant praise and thanksgiving of the worshippers so that the gods would know they had value–until one deity dared to breathe that “prayer is begging.”
Yahweh was one of the Egyptian gods: Yah, a god represented as a cow by whom she (the gender of the cow; the male is a bull) would be impregnated by Weh to form a son (not Jesus–he is an invention of the invading Apiru from India. Hathor Cow-goddess Cult found in the Southern Sinai and Arabah is transported first to Jericho and from there to a small village that would later become Jerusalem.
Yah was the female counterpart to Troth (god and goddess of the moon; the female would become Venus). The were inventors, writers (scribes) to the gods, skilled musicians, and like Hades, Troth (the Egyptian name is Djehuty) was god of the underworld–out of which comes the first concept of a life after death for the noble born and erudite. It was claimed that Troth wrote the Book of the Dead (known as being on the Papyrus of Ani, c. 1240 BCE). Israel would worship this Golden Calf from the Late Bronze Age to the Late Iron Age II (1000 – 562 BCE), and with it came not only a divestiture of beliefs, but the rise of an angry prophetic group who demanded (as occurred in Egypt) a strict monotheism that most rejected as an absurdity.
From the mating of Yah (now male) with the Cow the Pharaohs were created, and each Pharaoh was known as “The Son of the Sun [god] Re.” We find this in the line “Balu-Mer says to the Great King, ‘My Lord: I fall at the feet of the Great King who is the Sun in the sky seven times seven times” (William L. Moran, The Amama Letters, “A Plea for Royal Concern” EA 260, Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987, 1992).
The development of the Jesus myth is merely taking the primary part of Jesus (Ie or Yeh) and fashioning it out of Egyptian theology to meet the needs of the primitive christians (two groups who had different ideas on “the Christ” over which the early church created by the Emperor Constantine warred for generations. The Holy Spirit was none other than Mary/Miriam, which is a transmogrification of Isis.