Greek for “priest,” this is one of three chief officers in the Golden Dawn temple. He is stationed in the Western part of the Hall, the place of the fading light, opposite the Hierophant. The Hiereus is a militant, marital force within the temple and oversees the lesser officers at the execution of their duties. This officer carries the Banner of the West and the Sword of Judgement, wears a black cloak and black and white nemyss, and assumes the Egyptian Godform of Horus the Avenger.
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