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Yaw

Yaw, the serpent-faced and lion-faced Iao, the snake-faced with seven heads The fourth is Yaw, the serpent-faced and lion-faced Iaoue Yaw represents the devastating power of the sea untamed and raging; he is seen as ruling tempests and the disasters they wreak. Yaw shares many characteristics with Greco-Roman Ophion, the serpentine titan of the sea whom Kronos cast out of the heavenly Mt. Olympus. Likewise, the gods cast out Yaw from the heavenly mountain Sappan (modern Jebel Aqra; "Sappan" is cognate to Tsephon (Tsion)). The seven-headed dragon Lotan is associated closely with him and the serpent is frequently used to describe him. Yaw..enmity with Hadad, THE LORD over the divine assemby. http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Yaw-%28god%29
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