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The kooky kid of dynamic Egyptian deities Amun and Mut, Khonsu is the Egyptian god of the moon. A true multi-tasker, he's also got a lot of other jobs. Khonsu helps regulate humans' lifespans, fights for the pharaoh, heals the sick, and helps out the unfortunate. How does he find time to do all of this? Yeah right—like he'd tell us.
My favorite nicknames are Khon, Su, and Special K. My worshippers also have a few names for me: the Wanderer (because I'm the moon, which wanders across the sky); Khonsu-Neterhotep (Khonsu the Merciful, who loves helping humans); and Khonsu the Child (because I'm Amun and Mut's baby boy). I'm also the Reckoner of the Lifespan (when I'm called on to figure out how long a human should live) and the Provider (my nickname when I'm invoked as a healing god).
I'm worshipped across Egypt, from Edfu to Kom Ombo, Luxor to Karnak.
God of the moon and a bunch of other stuff. NBD.
I learned at my divine parents'—and aunts' and uncles'—knees.
I support the pharaoh as divine monarch of Egypt.
My parents change depending on where I'm worshipped. At Thebes, I'm the son of Amun and Mut, but at Kom Ombo, I'm Sobek and Hathor's son. Sometimes, I'm even Ptah and Sekhmet's baby.
I'm related to every god.
The gods of Egypt and their son, the pharaoh
Single and looking for a divine missus
Any single goddesses
"Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars."
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