Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection: Volume 1

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection: Volume 1

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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"show more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 28mm | 579.99g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0486227804
  • 9780486227801
  • 962,237

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-godshow more