Hapi might look like a harmless green-blue man, but there's way more to him. He's the god of the Nile and Egypt's life source, so you'd better treat him with respect. If you want to make a house call, head down to the water's edge. He's usually swimming or, you know, being the water itself.
|Nickname||H-Town, Hep, Hap-Meht (god of Lower Egypt), Hap-Reset (god of Upper Egypt)|
|Current city||In the Nile itself|
|Occupation||God of the Nile; Being the Nile; I rule over fish and birds of marshes|
|Education||I went to school under the sea.|
|Political views||Water rules all!|
|Parents||None; I was born out of the primeval waters of Nun|
|Friends||Anqet, Khnum, Satet (these three help the Nile flood)|
|Enemies||Droughts. Big time enemy.|
|Relationship status||Married, but looking for companions|
|Interested in||Ladies that like long baths; my wives, Nekhbet and Buto; or sometimes, I'm married to Mut and Nekhbet|
|Quotations||"Denial ain't just a river in Egypt."|
– Mark Twain
"A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water."
– Carl Reiner
"I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones."
– Walt Whitman
"You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you."
|Books||Animal Farm by George Orwell |
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
I may be a riverman, but I love a good sea novel.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Elephants love me.
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Grimms' Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Atum used to read these to me before bedtime. Bad idea.
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
|Music||Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen |
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith
I can't ever miss a flood season in Egypt.
How Soon is Now? by The Smiths
Ol' Man River by Paul Robeson
Best song ever.
Paparazzi by Lady Gaga
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
The Marines' Hymn
What's Love Got to Do With It by Tina Turner
|Movies||Lady in the Water |
I believe that's a queen bathing in the water.
The Jewel of the Nile
Step Into Liquid
The Prince of Egypt
The Real Dirt on Farmer John
|TV Shows||H2O: Just Add Water |
I wish this was all about me!
The Search for the Nile
I'm right here!
Cruises on the Nile
|Activities||Singing in the rain|
Doing the backstroke
Cleaning the Nile
|Groups||Nile River Explorers |
I Love Water Water-Polo in Egypt