The god of eloquence and letters among the ancient Egyptians, and supposed to be the inventor of writing and philosophy. He corresponded to the Mercury of the Romans, and was usually represented as a human figure with the head of an ibis or a lamb.
(Pronounced to rhyme with ‘both'.) Greek name for Tehuti/Djehuty. A moon god of wisdom, learning and magic, inventor of writing, keeper of records. The Mind of the Creator, depicted as an ibis-headed man. That: (Pronounced ‘Dwat'.) The underworld, or region of the sky near the horizon.
An ibis headed god. Thoth was said to be mighty in knowledge and divine speech. The inventer of spoken and written language. As the lord of books he was the scribe of the gods and patron of all scribes. He is credited with inventing astronomy, geometry, and medicine. Thoth was the measurer of the earth and the counter of the stars, the keeper and recorder of all knowledge. It was Thoth who was believed to have written important religious texts such as The Book of the Dead.
Thoth, a Greek name derived from the Egyptian * (djih-how-tee) (written by Egyptians as ) was considered one of the most important deities of the Egyptian pantheon, often depicted with the head of an ibis. His feminine counterpart was Ma'at.(Budge The Gods of the Egyptians Vol. 1 p. 400) His chief shrine was at Khemennu, where he was the head of the local company of gods, later renamed Hermopolis by the Greeks (in reference to him through the Greeks' interpretation that he was the same as Hermes) and EshmÃ»nÃªn by the Arabs.