Unformatted text preview: Son of the sky goddess, Nut and earth god Geb, Osiris was a legendary ruler of Egypt and god of the underworld. In a famous myth, Osiris’s brother, Set, killed him and hacked his body into 14 pieces. Set spread the 14 pieces all over Egypt. Isis, Osiris’s sister and wife found all of the pieces of Osiris’s body throught Egypt. In one version of the story, Isis miraculously reincarnates her brother after collecting the pieces of his body. In another version, she buries all of the pieces of his body and makes each burial a sacred place. 2 1 Tereus." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2007. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 18 June 2007 <http://www.search.eb.com/eb/article-9071756>. 2 “Osiris.” The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001–04. www.bartleby.com/65/....
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This essay was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course ENGL 4224 taught by Professor Brucebassoff during the Summer '07 term at Colorado.
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