The Origins of Osiris and His Cult

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BRILL, 1980 - Religion - 287 pages
Rev. and enl. ed. of: The origins of Osiris. 1966. (Mèunchner èagyptologische Studien; 9)
 

Contents

1
28
Osiris and Byblos
34
THE ORIGINAL CULT
41
Purification Rites
69
A Dramatic Scene
78
AN UPPER EGYPTIAN GOD OF THE ROYAL Dead
85
THE ASSOCIATION WITH WATER AND VEGETATION
151
THE RULER AND JUDGE OF THE DEAD
173
THE CULT AND THE SOCIETY
185
AN EMBRYONIC SYSTEM OF SALVATION
216
Addenda
236
Bibliography
243
Index of Texts Cited
264
General Index
271
Linguistic Indices
285
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