Osiris Research Paper

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When there is a good side there has to be an evil side, that’s just the way it works. In Egypt they believed in many gods and along with the gods and goddesses, there were demons, or monsters. The demons had more power than the humans but not as much power as the gods. The gods and goddesses of Egypt were a huge part of the Egyptian culture. The myths and stories about the gods and goddesses explained why certain things happened in Egypt. For instance, it explained why the sun rose every morning and where it went during the night, or why the air is between the sky and earth. They also explain why the pharaohs were so respected and thought to be gods. Many of the Egyptians believed that if something went wrong that meant that a god or goddess was mad at the people and wanted to punish them. One of the most important gods in Egypt was Ra, also known as Re. He was the sun god and the very…show more content…
He was the first son of Geb and Nut, and was a wise and good pharaoh when he took over after Ra. Osiris was known for teaching civilization how to farm and he created the first cities in Egypt, according to Egyptian mythology. One of the stories about Osiris was how he became the god of the underworld. Osiris had a brother, Set, who was jealous of him and Set wanted to get rid of Osiris and take over the throne. Set tricked Osiris to lay down in a gold coffin and when he laid down Set sealed the coffin up and cut it into several pieces . After Set cut the coffin into pieces he scattered them all through Egypt. Isis, Osiris’s wife, spent several years looking for all the pieces. She eventually found them all and put them together by binding them with cloth, creating the first mummy. After being put back together, Osiris came back to life partially. Ever since then Osiris has been the god of the underworld, judging the souls of the dead. Osiris is typically pictured as a blue skinned king in white

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