Hermes and Anubis equated

“The facts are that they do not call the dog by the name Hermes as his proper name, but they bring into association with the most astute of their gods that animal’s watchfulness and wakefulness and wisdom, since he distinguishes between what is friendly and what is hostile by his knowledge of the one and his ignorance of the other, as Plato (Republic, 375 E) remarks.” – Plutarch, On Isis and Osiris 355b

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