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Babi : The Baboon God

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Description
Origin Egyptian Mythology
Classification Gods
Family Members Usir (Father)
Region Egypt
Associated With Underworld, Aggression

Babi

Introduction

The hamadryas baboon, also known as Babi, was regarded as the leader of a group of animals that lived in ancient Egypt. His name means “bull of the baboons.” Babi was regarded as a deity of the underworld, and he was known to be very aggressive. The Baboons were also known to be very omnivorous and have entrails. Because of his aggressive nature, people believed that he ate the souls of those who were righteous, and he stood by a lake of fire, which represented destruction. Since righteousness was a vital aspect of the underworld, people believed that Babi was the child of Usir, the god of the dead.

Physical Traits

Babi, an Egyptian god of baboons, was eeither a baboon or as a human figure with the head of a baboon. He was often depicted as the embodiment of fertility and virility symbolised by his erect phallus which was used as the mast of the ferry that carried righteous souls to the afterlife.

Family

Babi is often mentioned as the first-born son of Osiris or Uris, which was the older name.

Other names

Babi was also known as baba and his name meant bull of the baboons or the leader of the baboons.

Powers and Abilities

Babi was known as the deity of the underworld. The underworld is the place of the hereafter for evil people. Babi was said to be a god who devoured the souls of the unrighteous. He was also known to stand near the fire and wait for the righteous to enter.

Babi was regarded as a vicious and cruel god who lived in the underworld. His reputation was further cemented by his ability to be a fierce and cruel god. In some places, people claimed that his penis served as a mast for a ferryboat that carried bad souls into the underworld.

Besides being a cruel and virile god, Babi is also known to control the snakes and seas. According to historians, he was similar to Seth, who was a cruel and devious god. People prayed to Babi to save themselves from hell. In addition to asking for an active afterlife, people also performed extravagant rituals to satisfy the Egyptian Baboon God.

Some people tried to save themselves from Babi by performing various rituals, such as spells and magic. After reaching the Hall of Two Truths, where their fate will be decided, they believed that Babi would not let them go to the side of the evildoers.

Modern Day Influence

Babi was highly regarded during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten. However, during his reign, he introduced monotheism and banned the practice of worshipping other deities leading to the end of the worship of Babi.

In the video game “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla,” Babi can be encountered as an Anomaly. He looks like a massive baboon with glowing eyes, and he can also attack players with his penis. Babi was featured in the 2018 animated series “The Epic Tales of Captain Swimmers.” He is a large baboon that can take over other monkeys using his mind. He also plans to establish an army composed of simians.

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