Apis



a sacred bull worshiped at Memphis: identified originally with Ptah and later assimilated with Osiris to form the Ptolemaic Serapis.
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Chief among the multitude of idols or symbols was the god Apis, represented by a bull.
Bible Animals; J. G. Wood

These are all the rules which I have so far been able to infer from my use of Apis.
Apis Mellifica C. W. Wolf

At Memphis, Apis repeated and constantly renewed the life of Ptah; he was, in a word, his living statue.
A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2) Georges Perrot

Resolution may be depended upon in every case, where Apis has been resorted to in time.
Apis Mellifica C. W. Wolf

It was worshiped for twenty-five years, when it was drowned and another Apis sought.
The New York Obelisk Charles E. Moldenke

It contains temples, among which is that of Apis, who is the same as Osiris.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo

Apis is one of those drugs, the abuse of which may prove as destructive as the use of it is a source of saving good.
Apis Mellifica C. W. Wolf

I cannot believe that he is either the Apis of the Egyptians or our own great Moloch.
The Adventures of Captain Mago Lon Cahun

In front of the sanctuary is a court, in which there is another sanctuary for the dam of Apis.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo

It is connected with the Egyptian abr (a bull), from which Apis is derived.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

noun
(in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis

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