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is one of the few gods that had the appearance of a made up creature. To our knowledge we do not, nor have ever seen, the type of creature that is the head of Set. The creature was called the "Typhonian Animal". The beast was supposedly a mischievous and fearless animal. It had a thin curled snout, rigid square cut ears, and a long matted forked tail. When he was born, Set was said to have been extremely white, with red hair. Set was either shown with a man's body, the creatures head, and a tail. In some minor statues he was show as the quadruped beast, with no human resemblance.

Significance:

Set is the god of evil, god of war, chaos, storms, desert, and drought. From birth he was unliked because of his white skin and red hair. This combination of traits was extremely ostracized by the Egyptians. The most popular story that involved Set, is the story of Osiris's death. Set was always jealous of his brother's achievements as a ruler, so set planned to kill him. On Osiris's way back from civilizing the world, Set planned a celebration for his return. During this celebration Set devised a game that would take advantage of Osiris's trust. Set had brought a coffin full of treasures out, and said that the man who fitted inside of it wins the goods.
Osiris felt it necessary to appease his brother, and the seventy-two accomplices, so he climbed inside. Set quickly nailed the coffin shut, and threw it into the Nile River (see Isis, and Osiris's page for more info). After the coffin was found and re-hid by Isis. Set came upon the coffin by sheer luck, during one of his hunting trips in the swamps of the Delta. In fear that Osiris could be resurrected, Set cut his brother's body into fourteen pieces and placed them around the world. Enraged, Osiris's son Horus challenged Set for the rule of Egypt. In this confrontation it was believed that Horus cut away Set's left testicle, making him infertile.
Because Set was infertile, his wife Nephthys left him to have a baby with the newly resurrected Osiris. Set was also known as the god of the desert, and since he was infertile, the desert was infertile. Egyptians believed that Set was the god of all the desert creatures. It was only after his betrayal of Osiris that Set was believed to be the god of all evil. Anyone who wrote of Set was forced to smudge out all that was said. Occasionally stories of this god were found on the walls in pyramids, with half of the writing scraped off. It was supposed to bring great misery and misfortune to anyone that spoke words about Set.

Family:

Set was the son of Geb and Nut. He had a brother Osiris, and a sister Isis. His wife was the god Nephthys, she left him when he was overcome by evil. Some believe he had a son Horus, but most think the son came from Osiris. When being born, Set violently clawed his way out of his mother's womb. As a child, he was always getting into trouble and causing problems within his society.





List of Gods : "God of storms" - 82 records

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Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
God name
"Aeolos"
Greek God of storms and winds. One of the sons of POSEIDON, said to have presented the winds in a leather bag to the hero Odysseus, and to have given the sail to seafarers. According to legend his home was the Aeolian Island [Lipari Island]. In one legend he is married to EOS and is the father of six sons, the various directional winds. The hexagonal Temple of winds, on each side of which is depicted a flying figure of one of the winds, and which is dedicated to Aeolos, still stands at Athens....
God name
"Aeolus"
Roman God of storms and winds. Derived from the Greek storm god AEOLOS, he is the consort of AURORA and the father of six sons, BOREAS the north wind, CORUS the northwest wind, AQUILO the west wind, NOTUS the southwest wind, Eurus the east wind and ZEPHYRUS the south wind....
God name
"Afi"
Abkhaz God of Rain and thunderstorms who does not tolerate women using his name. Abkhaz
With the costs of higher education at an all-time high, the American Dream of a college education can seem like just that — a dream.
However the reality is that there are lots of things a prospective student can do to help offset the high costs of higher education.
If you’re trying to figure out how to go to college for free, we have some advice that might help you on your way.
We’ve covered a wide range of options from how to get free tuition through a grant to various service opportunities.
Take a look at these and other ways you might be able to score a free college education.
God name
"Aheramenmthoou"
Egypt God of thunder, night, storms, wind, landslides and tidal waves. Egypt
God name
"Aondo"
Tiv / central Nigeria, West Africa Creator god. An abstract principle who lives in the sky. He sends the Sun each morning, roars with the thunder which heralds his storms and is the creator of the earth....
Goddess name
"Ares"
Greek God of storms and war. Ares is a lesser known member of the Olympic pantheon of great gods, the son of ZEUS and HERA, who allegedly lived in Thrace. As a warrior god he is contrasted with the more prominent and successful goddess ATHENA who fought and vanquished him in a war between the gods. Although Athena stands for victory in battle through glory and honor, Ares epitomizes the evil and more brutal aspects of warfare. In the eyes of Zeus he is “the most hateful of gods.”
Goddess name
"Atalacamani"
Aztec Goddess of ocean storms, an aspect of Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Goddess name
"BAAL (lord)"
Western Semitic / Canaanite / northern Israel, Lebanon / later Egypt vegetation deity and national god. Baal may have originated in pre-agricultural times as god of storms and Rain. He is the son of DAGAN and in turn is the father of seven storm gods, the Baalim of the Vetus Testamentum, and seven midwife goddesses, the SASURATUM. He is considered to have been worshiped from at least the nineteenth century BC. Later he became a vegetation god concerned with fertility of the land. From the mid-sixteenth century BC in the Egyptian New kingdom, Baal enjoyed a significant cult following, but the legend of his demise and restoration was never equated with that of OSIRIS. In the Greco-Roman period, Baal became åśśimilated in the Palestine region with ZEUS and JUPITER, but as a Punic deity [Carthage] he was allied with SATURNUS, the god of seed-sowing....
Deities name
"Baa! Samin (lord of heaven)"
Western Semitic / Phoenician Head of the pantheon. Probably originated in Canaanite culture as a god of Rain and vegetation, but became extensively revered in places as far apart as Cyprus and Carthage. Epithets include “bearer of thunder.” Baal Samin is first mentioned in a fourteenth century BC treaty between the Hittite king Suppiluliuma and Nigmadu II of Ugarit. He had a major sanctuary at Byblos, according to inscription, “built by Yehemilk.” Josephus confirms that his cult existed at the time of Solomon. At Karatepe his name appears at the head of a list of national deities and on Seleucid coinage he is depicted wearing a half-moon crown and carrying a radiate Sun disc. Other epithets include “lord of eternity” and he may also have been god of storms at sea, a patron deity of mariners. By Hellenic times he equated with ZEUS in the Greek pantheon and the Romans identified him as Caelus (sky). Also Baal-Samem....
God name
"Baal"
Phoenicia He is the god of the thunderstorm, war, good harvests, fertility, nature, Winter Rain & of storms
God name
"Baal"
Phoenicia God of the thunderstorm, war, good harvests, fertility, nature, Winter Rain and of storms Phoenicia
Goddess name
"Chalchiuhtlcue"
Aztec A goddess Rain & storms, violence, vitality, lakes, whirlpools, rivers, water , love, beauty & youth Don't make this one mad whatever you do.
Goddess name
"Coatrischie"
Cuba / Taino Goddess of water, winds, and storms. Cuba / Taino
God name
"Col"
Sudan Rain and thunderstorms god Sudan
God name
"Col (black one)"
Nuer / Sudan Rain god. He brings Rain and thunderstorms. Souls of people killed by lightning have been described as colwic. Also Chol....
God name
"Col/ Chol"
Nuer / Sudan A Rain & thunderstorms god
God name
"Eate"
Basque God of fire and storms. Basque
God name
"Eate/ Egata"
Basque A god of fire & storms
God name
"Egata"
Basque A God who warns of approaching fire and windstorms. Basque
God name
"Gebeleizis"
Thrace God of thunderstorms. Thrace
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8 ways to attend college for free

1. Grants and scholarships
Financial aid — the traditional way of eliminating college costs — is still available. To increase the odds of landing grants and scholarships, Doug Hewitt, co-author of “Free College Resource Book,” advises students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, and then focus on local prizes.

“There are more scholarships you’ll qualify for in your home state than nationally,” says Hewitt. “Look at local organizations and talk to your high school (guidance) counselor.”

And remember to start your search early. You won’t be the only person wondering how to go to college for free and scholarships can be limited to a first come, first served basis. You should also keep in mind that you don’t need to wait for your senior year to start hunting for scholarships. There are grants and awards available at all high school grade levels.

2. Give service to your country
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Military (West Point), Merchant Marine and Naval academies offer free college opportunities to students who serve after college, but cash is also available through ROTC programs closer to home.

Service requirements for ROTC programs vary, but all require students to complete military training on campus and commit to up to 12 years, depending on the branch of service. Students leave with training, a guaranteed job and opportunities for more free education.

AmeriCorps, a national service organization that offers education awards in exchange for community work, provides an award of up to $5,730 for each full year of service. Maximum years of service vary among AmeriCorps programs. Members also receive a living stipend while serving in the program.

3. Work for the school
Schools charge students tuition, but their employees often can get a free education. “This is a great option, especially for older students with job experience,” says Reyna Gobel, author of “CliffsNotes Graduation Debt.” “If you’re 18, you might not qualify for a job that provides (tuition) benefits.”

Schools typically provide benefits for full-time workers and sometimes require a certain level of experience, Gobel says. Future students can find out about their school’s policy by calling the admissions office.

4. Waive your costs
Some students can get a free pass based on academic performance or other factors.

The North American Council on Adoptable Children in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports that Connecticut, Kentucky, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida and Maryland offer waivers at certain public schools for adopted and foster care children.

Other schools offer waivers for Native American students, senior citizens and dislocated workers. To find out what your school offers, call the financial aid office.

5. Become an apprentice
An apprenticeship is another solid option when you’re determining how to get free tuition. They can also open you up to job opportunities post-college.

Overall, your average apprenticeship program will take 1-6 years. You will probably be required to put in that time along with at least 2,000 hours of field work annually. The good news is that there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, which can give you more options.

In exchange, the sponsoring employer pays for college or technical training and provides a salary. A list of available programs is available at the ApprenticeshipUSA website.

6. Have your employer pick up the costs
Another way you might receive a free college education is through your employer. Often given in the form of an employee reimbursement, there are plenty of employers that can help curb the cost of higher education.

7. Be in demand
Another great way to find out how to go to college for free is to determine if your field of study is “high-needs.” Will your studies result in a career that’s high in demand? Ask yourself this before you even enroll if you’re trying to cut the cost of college.

Generally, schools will offer incentives to anyone focusing their studies on math, science, nursing, teaching, and social work. There are also additional opportunities available through organizations like Teach for America, the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and the National Institutes of Health.

The nursing program at the University of Portland in Oregon has offered scholarships covering approximately 80% of the final 2 years of undergraduate study, if students sign a 3-year employment contract with the local health system, Fabriquer says. “There are similar programs in (high-needs) fields across the country,” he adds.

8. Choose a school that pays you
Last on our list of ways on how to get free tuition, and probably the riskiest. There are, indeed, schools that will pay you to focus your studies in a single subject (which they dictate). Schools such as the Webb Institute and the Curtis Institute of Music offer a select range of academic programs and pick up the tuition cost for every student. Just think long and hard about your decision before you commit to this course.