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date: 05 April 2020

Osiris 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author(s):
Elizabeth KnowlesElizabeth Knowles

in Egyptian mythology, a god originally connected with fertility, husband of Isis and father of Horus. He is known chiefly through the story of his death at the hands of his brother Seth and his subsequent restoration to a new life as ruler of the afterlife. Under Ptolemy I his cult was combined with that of Apis to produce the cult of Serapis.... ...

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