Epithets: Khonsu in Thebes Nefer-hotep, Khonsu pa-khered (Khonsu the Child), Khonsu pa-ir-sekher (Khonsu the provider Chespisichis in Greeks), Khonsu heseb-ahau (Khonsu, decider of the life span), the great god, the giver of life, and the giver of oracles, the expeller of spirits from the possessed, the clerk of the divine cycle.
Alternate forms of his name: Chons, Khons, Khensu, Chonshu
Equated with: Thoth, Ra, Shu, Iah, Min, Horus, Osiris, Hermes, Selene
Associations: sidelock of youth, pectoral garment, cresent moon, hawks, knives, bull, the color white, opal
Festival of Khonsu (Month of Pakhons)
Opet festival (15 Phaophi)
Ways to honor: Pray to him at night, especially during the full-moon; cultivate wisdom and your own healing powers; protect the weak.
Excerpt from De Iside et Osiride by Plutarch
Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Texts: Forthcoming
Hymn to Khonsu I by Rebecca Buchanan
Hymn to Khonsu II by Rebecca Buchanan
To Khonsu by Amanda Aremisia Forrester
Festivals and Rituals: Forthcoming