- a demon serpent of darkness whom Ra, as sun god, destroys every morning at dawn.
Origin of Apophis
< Greek Ápophis < Egyptian; see Apepi
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When Apophis buzzes the Earth on April 13, 2029, it will come within 19,400 miles (31,300 km) of our planet.Sorry, Doomsday Theorists
January 11, 2013
Apophis (or Apap) would have been a decorative artist to fold himself in such order.
The Egyptian Apophis was a monstrous snake, as were also, originally at least, the Greek dracontes.
In Apophis we find the Serpent fairly developed to a principle of evil.