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Egyptian Gods: Set, Anubis, Imhotep, Horus, Osiris, Aten, Hermes Trismegistus, Thoth, Hapi, Khepri, Ptah, Wepwawet, Duamutef, Bes, Sh Source Wikipedia

Egyptian Gods: Set, Anubis, Imhotep, Horus, Osiris, Aten, Hermes Trismegistus, Thoth, Hapi, Khepri, Ptah, Wepwawet, Duamutef, Bes, Sh

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Published September 5th 2011
ISBN : 9781156770696
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 60. Chapters: Set, Anubis, Imhotep, Horus, Osiris, Aten, Hermes Trismegistus, Thoth, Hapi, Khepri, Ptah, Wepwawet,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 60. Chapters: Set, Anubis, Imhotep, Horus, Osiris, Aten, Hermes Trismegistus, Thoth, Hapi, Khepri, Ptah, Wepwawet, Duamutef, Bes, Shu, Sobek, Seker, Khnum, Monthu, Maahes, Babi, Huh, Min, Aker, Hermanubis, Khonsu, Nefertem, Anhur, Nehebkau, Imset, Andjety, Mehen, Heka, Apis, Heryshaf, Aken, Sopdu, Petbe, Imiut fetish, Ba-Pef, Iah, Hemen, Kuk, Am-heh, Saa, Chenti-cheti, Atum, Amun, Four sons of Horus, Ra, Serapis, Geb, Tatenen, Shezmu, Ash, Anti, Tutu, Shed, Neper, Banebdjedet, Khenti-Amentiu, Qebehsenuef, Weneg, Bata, Kneph, Mandulis, Theban Triad, Wadj-wer, Matet boat, Rem, Qebui, Sobkou. Excerpt: Osiris (- Ancient Greek: , also Usiris- the Egyptian language name is variously transliterated Asar, Asari, Aser, Ausar, Ausir, Wesir, Usir, Usire or Ausare) is an Egyptian god, usually identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld and the dead. He is classically depicted as a green-skinned man with a pharaohs beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive crown with two large ostrich feathers at either side, and holding a symbolic crook and flail. Osiris is at times considered the oldest son of the Earth god Geb, and the sky goddess Nut, as well as being brother and husband of Isis, with Horus being considered his posthumously begotten son. He is also associated with the epithet Khenti-Amentiu, which means Foremost of the Westerners - a reference to his kingship in the land of the dead. As ruler of the dead, Osiris is also sometimes called king of the living, since the Ancient Egyptians considered the blessed dead the living ones. Osiris is first attested in the middle of the Fifth dynasty of Egypt, although it is likely that he is worshipped much earlier- the term Khenti-Amentiu dates to at least the first dynasty, also as a pharaonic title. Most information we have on the myths of Osiris is derive...