The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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Anubis's mother was Nephthys, who tricked osiRIs into giving her a son because
she had no children by her evil husband SETH (Csiris's brother). However, Seth
hated Osiris violently, and would have harmed Anubis when he was born.
After death, Egyptian rulers were said to become Horus's father, the underworld
god Osiris. Horus's mother was Isis, the sister and wife of OSIRIs. He was
conceived by magical means. According to one myth, after SETH killed his
The cult of Osiris became so popular in the Nile valley that it rivalled the cult of Re
, the sun god and father of the pharaohs. Osiris was depicted as a bearded man,
either green or black in colour, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt, and ...
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