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Title:
Osiris and the Egyptian resurrection
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, 1973.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Originally published in 1911 by the Medici Society, ltd."
Language:
English
Contents:
V. 1. The history of Osiris as told by classical writers -- The name and iconography of Osiris -- The mutilation and dismemberment of Osiris, his reconstitution and resurrection, his entrance into heaven, and his state of being there -- The heaven of Osiris under the VIth dynasty, with translations from the pyramid texts -- Osiris and cannibalism -- Osiris and human sacrifice, and funeral murders -- Osiris and dancing -- Osiris and sacrifice and offerings, the propitiation of good and evil spirits by offerings, amulets, etc. -- Osiris, the ancestral spirit and god -- Osiris as judge of the dead -- The African belief in god and the doctrine of last things -- Osiris as a moon-god -- Osiris as a bull-god.
ISBN:
9780486227801

9780486227818
Format :
Book