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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The last two were celebrated in the cult of Osiris. - Perhaps not surprisingly, Osiris
, one of the chief deities who took human form, was concerned with the question
of survival after death. He may have come to Egypt from abroad, but became so ...
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.
The king and judge of the dead in ancient Egypt. 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
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