Imhotep

[im-hoh-tep]
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noun

flourished 27th century b.c., Egyptian physician, sage, and architect: identified with Asclepius.

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Historical Examples of imhotep

  • "He got the furs on Imhotep; he traded for them," Harkaman said.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Chermosh is away off to the side from Agni and Imhotep in either case.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Imhotep was the son of Ptah, who, at Alexandria, was merged in Serapis.

  • Asclepiodorus is angry—not with you, for he knows from Imhotep that you are taking care of a sick child—but with Irene.

  • His son is Imhotep, he who comes in peace; the Greeks regarded this god as a physician, and called him Asclepios.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies


British Dictionary definitions for imhotep

Imhotep

noun

c. 2600 bc, Egyptian physician and architect. After his death he was worshipped as a god; the Greeks identified him with Asclepius
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