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Is there any relation between the Greek Hekate and the Egyptian Heka?
Let’s explore the history, mythology and etymology to find an answer based on academic literature, with Dr Angela Puca.
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Meyer, M. W. (1999) Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power, Princeton University Press.
Tatomir, R. (2012) ‘Speaking the language of diversity. Heka and Mageia and their practitioners in late antiquity.’, Transdisciplinary Studies, vol. 2, pp. 117–130.
Wise, C. (2006) ‘Nyama and Heka: African concepts of the word’, Comparative Literature Studies, Penn State University Press, vol. 43, no. 1/2, pp. 19–38.
Bricault, L., Versluys, M. J., & Meyboom, P. G. P. (2007). Nile into Tiber: Egypt in the Roman World. Proceedings of the IIIrd International Conference of Isis Studies. Brill.
Johnston, S. I. (1990). Hekate Soteira: A Study of Hekate’s Roles in the Chaldean Oracles and Related Literature. Scholars Press.
Meeks, D., & Favard-Meeks, C. (1996). Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods. Cornell University Press.
Pinch, G. (2006). Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.
Von Rudloff, I. R. (1999). Hekate in Ancient Greek Religion. Horned Owl Publishing.
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00:00 Introduction: Are Heka and Hekate related?
01:23 This video in response to viewer questions
01:51 The deities Heka and Hekate
02:29 The etymology of Heka
03:08 The etymology of Hekate
03:58 A surprising academic paper
06:42 The mythological roles of both deities
07:44 The answer – are they related?
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Published on May 7, 2023