In letters, alpha (LH:4), in Greek: άλφα (NE:532), isopsephy equivalent: Atlas (Greek), Egyptian prescript: Shu (Egyptian), is the 1st letter, symbol α, of the Greek alphabet, having a numerical value of one, both symbolic of the fact that, according to the Heliopolis creation myth (2500BC), "air" or the air god Shu (Greek Atlas) was the first thing created by the god Atum.
The following are related quotes:
- “I am the alpha and the omega.”
- — Anon (c.200AD), Bible (§:Book of Revelations, 1:8, 21:6, 22:13) 
- Alpha and Omega – Wikipedia.
- Alpha – Wikipedia.