Mehet-Weret or Mehturt is an ancient Egyptian deity of the sky in ancient Egyptian religion. Her name means "Great Flood", she was mentioned in the Pyramid Texts. In ancient Egyptian creation myths, she gives birth to the sun at the beginning of time, in art she is portrayed as a cow with a sun disk between her horns, she is associated with the goddesses Neith and Isis, all of whom have similar characteristics, like them she could be called the "Eye of Ra". Mehet-Weret is known as being the “Celestial Cow” or “Cow Goddess” because of her physical characteristics, but she contributes to the world in more ways than that, she is the Goddess of Water and Rebirth. Mehet-Weret was responsible for raising the sun into the sky every day, she produced the light for the crops of those who worshipped her, she caused the annual Nile River flood that fertilized the crops with water. In Patricia Monaghan's The Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, she describes Mehet-Weret as the Goddess of Creation because she gives birth to the sun every day, creating life for all those who worship her.

In Egyptian mythology, Mehet-Weret was known as the Goddess of Water and Creation, but Geraldine Pinch introduces the idea that she was a piece of the nighttime sky. She is referenced as being the river of stars known as the Milky Way, because of her physical traits of being the responsible for the annual flood of the Nile River. Mehet-Weret is described as being the mother of the ancient Egyptian solar deity; as the Goddess of Creation, she gives birth to the sun every day and is the reason the world isn’t in the dark. In her physical description, she is described as having a sun disk between her horns. Mehet-Weret is described as having a woman’s body with a cow’s head, as such, is sometime called the Cow Goddess. A sun disk lies between the horns on her head. Mehet-Weret is featured on the sarcophagus of Khonsu; the hieroglyphics painted on the outside of the sarcophagus are yet another way to protect the deceased. In hieroglyphics, Mehet-Weret is dressed in many ritual artifacts as a way to keep her goddess-like standing.

The picture features a human adoring her. In this picture, Mehet-Weret signifies that after his death, the pharaoh will be reborn into the afterlife. “Myth of the Heavenly Cow” by Nadine Guilhou tells the story of a separate goddess, related to Mehet-Weret, named Hathor. Hathor is seen as more troublesome than Mehet-Weret; the title of the story of the “Myth of the Heavenly Cow” is known as “The Destruction of Mankind” because Hathor was sent to kill the rebels who acted against the sun god Ra and his plans to rearrange the cosmos. While Hathor is the bloodthirsty warrior cow, focused on the destruction of humankind, Mehet-Weret is responsible for creating some of the most basic needs for humankind: sun and water; the goddess Mehet-Weret was featured in a number of spells in The Book of the Dead, including spell 17. In this spell she was credited for the birth of Re known as the Sun God Ra, but she is the one who protects Re, because it was believed by the ancient people of Egypt that the sun died every day and was reborn by Mehet-Weret.

She was responsible for taking him into the underworld, or night because of the darkness, bringing him back to the world the next day as if in the afterlife. The people of Egypt believed that Mehet-Weret was the Goddess of Creation and Rebirth, so she was featured in one of the spells to help the humans make their way into the afterlife; the Book of the Dead is an important text in the Egyptian culture because it allows the audience to understand the different journeys that the ancient Egyptians believed in to get to the afterlife

Gillian Bourke

Gillian Bourke is a female rugby union player. She represented Ireland at the 2010 and 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup, where she was voted the Number 2 position in the WRWC Team of the Tournament, she has 51 caps for Ireland, playing from 2008-2015, winning the Six Nations Grand Slam in 2013, the Six Nations Championship in 2015. She was invited to play with the legendary Barbarians team in February 2018 against the British Army, again in April 2019 against the USA Women’s National team in Denver, Colarado, she was voted Munster Women’s Player of the Year for the 2017-18 season. In August 2019, she moved from her club Stade Francais in Paris to join Tyrrell’s Premier 15s giants Harlequins. Bourke studied Sport Science at the University of Limerick, she is a performance analyst. She works as a Game Analyst with World Rugby. Irish Rugby Player Profile

2004 European Parliament election in Spain

The 2004 European Parliament election in Spain was held on Sunday, 13 June 2004, as part of the EU-wide election to elect the 6th European Parliament. All 54 seats allocated to Spain as per the Treaty of Nice were up for election; the 54 members of the European Parliament allocated to Spain as per the Treaty of Nice were elected using the D'Hondt method and a closed list proportional representation, with no threshold being applied to be entitled to enter seat distribution. However, the use of the D'Hondt method might result in an effective threshold depending on the district magnitude. Seats were allocated to a single multi-member constituency comprising the entire national territory. Voting was on the basis of universal suffrage, which comprised all nationals and resident non-national European citizens over eighteen and in full enjoyment of their political rights; the electoral law provided that parties, federations and groupings of electors were allowed to present lists of candidates. However, they were required to secure the signature of at least 15,000 registered electors.

Electors were barred from signing for more than one list of candidates. Parties and coalitions were allowed to replace this requirement with the signature of at least 50 elected officials—deputies, senators, MEPs or members from the legislative assemblies of autonomous communities or from local city councils—. Concurrently and federations intending to enter in coalition to take part jointly at an election were required to inform the relevant Electoral Commission within ten days from the election call. Below is a list of the main parties and coalitions which contested the election: The abertzale left tried to run under the umbrella of the Herritarren Zerrenda list. However, the Spanish Supreme Court annulled HZ lists and banned them from running on 22 May 2004, as it considered the candidacy's promoters and half of its candidates had links with the outlawed Batasuna and with the ETA environment; the table below lists voting intention estimates in reverse chronological order, showing the most recent first and using the dates when the survey fieldwork was done, as opposed to the date of publication.

Where the fieldwork dates are unknown, the date of publication is given instead. The highest percentage figure in each polling survey is displayed with its background shaded in the leading party's colour. If a tie ensues, this is applied to the figures with the highest percentages; the "Lead" column on the right shows the percentage-point difference between the parties with the highest percentages in a given poll. When available, seat projections are displayed below the voting estimates in a smaller font. Color key: Exit poll The following table lists the elected legislators: Opinion poll sources Other European elections Spain in Europe Politique