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Osiris & the Egyptian Resurrection (Volume I)

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The history of Osiris as it is found in the works of Greek and Roman writers; the various forms of Osiris are described and discussed; the history of the decline of the cult of Osiris, with the growth of the cult of Isis.

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Volume I of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris...

Translations of numerous texts, reproductions of classical Egyptian art-iconography, the Heaven of Osiris, liturgy, shrines and mysteries, funeral and burial practices, human sacrifice, judge of the dead, links between Osiris worship and African religions, much more.

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"The central figure of the ancient Egyptian Religion was Osiris, and the chief fundamentals of his cult were the belief in his divinity, death, resurrection, and absolute control of the destinies of the bodies and souls of men. The central point of each Osirian's Religion was his hope of resurrection in a transformed body and of immortality, which could only be realized by him through the death and resurrection of Osiris."

Author Budge, E. A. Wallis
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 404 pp.
Publisher Dover Publications 1973
Browse these categories as well: Egyptology and Pyramidology, Papyri and Codices, Death, Grief and the Afterlife, Gods, Goddesses and Archetypes, Primitive and Derivative Religions

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