Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection: v. 1

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection: v. 1

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By (author) Sir E. a. Wallis Budge

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 232mm x 28mm | 580g
  • Publication date: 2 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486227804
  • ISBN 13: 9780486227801
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Sales rank: 784,075

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Volume 1 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes 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 Osir"

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Table of contents

Contents of Volume I   Preface List of Illustrations Chapter I. The History of Osiris as told by Classical Writers Chapter II. The Name and Iconography of Osiris Chapter III. The Mutilation and Dismemberment of Osiris, his Reconstitution and Resurrection, his Entrance into Heaven, and the State of Being there Chapter IV. The Heaven of Osiris under the VIth Dynasty, with translations from the Pyramid texts Chapter V. Osiris and Cannibalism Chapter VI. Osiris and Human Sacrifice, and Funeral Murders Chapter VII. Ositis and Dancing Chapter VIII. Osiris and Sacrifice and Offerings, the Propitiation of good and evil spirits by Offerings, Amulets, etc. Chapter IX. Osiris, the Ancestral Spirit and God Chapter X. Osiris as Judge of the Dead Chapter XI. The African Belief in God and the doctrine of Last Things Chapter XII. Osiris as a Moon-god Chapter XIII. Osiris as a Bull-god