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Author: E A Wallis Budge, Sir
Publisher: New Hyde Park, N.Y., University Books [1961]
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Budge, E.A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934.
New Hyde Park, N.Y., University Books [1961]
Named Person: Osiris, (Egyptian deity); Osiris, (Egyptian deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A Wallis Budge, Sir
OCLC Number: 374844
Description: 2 volumes in 1. illustrations, facsimile 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations: Chapter I. The history of Osiris as told by classical writers --
II. The name and iconography of Osiris --
III. The mutilation and dismemberment of Osiris, his reconstitution and resurrection, his entrance into heaven, and his state of being there --
IV. The heaven of Osiris under the dynasty with translations from the pyramid texts --
V. Osiris and Cannibalism --
VI. Osiris and human sacrifice and funeral murders --
VII. Osiris and dancing --
VIII. Osiris and sacrifice and offering, the propitiation of good and evil spirits by offerings, amulets etc --
IX. Osiris the ancestral spirit and God --
X. Osiris and judge of the dead --
XI. The African belief in God and the doctrine of last things --
XII. Osiris as a moon-god --
XIII. Osiris as a bull-god --
Contents of volume II: Chapter XIV. The Shrines, miracle play and mysteries of Osiris --
Chapter XV. The mysteries of Osiris at Denderah and the forms of Osiris in the great cities of Egypt , his 104 amulets etc --
XVI. The book of making the spirit or Osiris or the spirit burial the lamentations of Isis and Nephthys, hymns to Osiris etc --
XVII. Osiris and the African grave --
XVIII. African funeral ceremonies and burial described --
XIX. The African doctrine of last things: immoralities --
The ka or double --
The spirit-body --
The shadow --
The soul of the ka, or body-soul --
The heart --
The spirit-soul --
The dual-soul --
Transmigration of souls and transformation --
New birth and reincarnation --
Death --
XX. Spirits and the spirit-world --
The place of departed spirits --
XXI. Magic (witchcraft) white and black --
XXII. Fetishism --
Spitting as a religious act --
The wearing of tails by men and women --
XXIV. Miscellaneous: Sickness caused by an offended deity --
Sickness caused by the spirit of a dead wife --
Marriage --
Respect for the aged --
Purification after birth --
Circumcision, excision and infibulations --
Twins --
Steatopygous women --
The poisoning or Fa --
Osiris restored to life by Isis --
The spitting serpent --
The insect sepa --
Snake worship --
The crocodile --
The use of the net in fowling, fishing, and hunting --
Strong names --
The election of a king --
Pottery made by hand --
finger nails --
Figures and counting --
Time, the year, seasons, etc --
Astronomy --
The pillow or head-rest --
The dance of the God --
Under-world --
Magical figures --
Incense --
Sitting on the shoulders --
Red body coloring --
The tortoise --
The primitive village --
Decoration of the bows of boats --
Tree-worship --
The throne --
Dried human bodies --
Cannibalism, human sacrifice, etc --
The sprit burial, or second burial --
Chapter XXV. The Goddess Isis and her cult --
XXVI. The worship of Osiris and Isis in foreign lands --
Greek inscription dedicated to Isis, Sarapis, Anubis and Harpokrates --
Appendix. Translation from the pyramid texts of Pepi I, Mer-en-ra and Pepi II, describing the power and glory of these kings in heaven --
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