The Ogdoad and the Ennead. What’s the Difference?

Two groups of deities, two paths of creation

Relief in the temple of Hathor at Dendera showing the Ogdoad of Hermopolis.
Relief in the temple of Hathor at Dendera showing the Ogdoad of Hermopolis.
Relief in the temple of Hathor at Dendera showing the Ogdoad of Hermopolis.

… What’s an “Ennead”?

The Ennead

Main differences between the Ogdoad and the Ennead:

Citations, sources and further reading:

The curious case of Symbols and Myths | poetiqueview.com

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