One of the principal divinities of Egypt, the brother and husband of Isis. He was figured as a mummy wearing the royal cap of Upper Egypt, and was symbolized by the sacred bull, called Apis. Cf. Serapis.
deity - Egyptian god, whose death and rebirth was reminiscent of the story of Christ's resurrection.
an ancient Egyptian god, Osiris held an important role in ancient Egypt; his death at the hand of his brother Seth represented the yearly Egyptian drought, while his miraculous rebirth represented the flooding of the Nile Valley and its nourishment by the silt left on the land after the flood; Osiris’ parents were Nut and Geb; his sister and wife was Isis; he also had another sister, Nephthys, and a brother, Seth; Osiris was the father of Horus by Isis and of Anubis by Nephthys, who seduced Osiris to conceive Anubis. Ancient Egyptian Gods - Osiris
Isis' husband; after having been killed by his brother, Seth, he fathered a son, Horus, who, grown to adulthood, avenged him. He is represented with his crown, Atef, his scepter, bequa and his flail, nekhekh.
Osiris was one of the principal gods in ancient Egypt,who was resurrected after death and was thus associated with Egyptians' belief in the afterlife. Abydos and Busiris were the two main cult centers to Osiris.
Supreme god of the underworld, Osiris was associated with kingship. As a king who died and was returned to life through mummification, he represented all who had died, and especially a deceased pharaoh. He is usually shown as a mummified man with a crown and the crook and flail of kingship.
(Greek, also Usiris, the Egyptian name is Aser or Ausare) is the Egyptian god of Death and the underworld. The origin of Osiris' name is a mystery, which forms an obstacle to knowing the pronunciation of its hieroglyphic form. The majority of current thinking is that the Egyptian name is pronounced aser where the a is the letter ayin (i.e. a short 'a' pronounced from the back of the throat as if swallowing).
The Egyptian male counterpart to Isis.
Egyptian: Dying and rising vegetation god; Underworld god.
(also Khenty-Imentin "Foremost of the Westerners") Egyptian chthonic deity. Husband of Isis, father of Horus. Killed by Seth, who cut the corpse into 14 pieces and scattered them. Reassembled by Isis, who found 13 of the pieces (not the phallus). Ruler of the underworld. Giver of life.
Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the dead; husband and sister of Isis; father or brother of Horus
Osiris is the name of the Egyptian god who was the sun god and supposed creator. He is the same as Zeus in Greek mythology, Baal to the Canaanites, Apollo, and Poseidon. In other words, he is the highest ruling “god” in various cultures. He is the same spirit who goes by many different names but in reality is Satan. Osiris is known as the “all-seeing eye” pictured on the back of the United States dollar bill. Osiris is also known as the third eye or mind's eye and is said to provide the occultist with a sixth sense or clairvoyant abilities. The clairvoyant abilities amount to divination or consulting demons for information. Osiris is a Masonic deity and is a frequently used symbol of the Illuminati.
Married to his sister Isis and killed by his brother Seth, who cut the body into 14 pieces and hid them all over Egypt. Isis managed to recover them and mummified the rejoined pieces. Osiris was resurrected and took over rule of the underworld.
(or Usiris, Asar, Aser) God of death and the underworld.
Egyptian; counterpart of Isis. Over-all God form including vegetation and after-life.
The god of the underworld. Identified with the dead king. Also a god of innundation and vegetation. Identified as a mummified king. His original cult centre was in Abydos.
The god of resurrection, at first ruler over all Egypt, later regarded as king and judge in the land of the shades, the "Beautiful West."
(Pronounced with emphasis on the second syllable.) Greek name for Asar. God of the underworld and resurrection, identified with fertile earth, corn, Nile in flood, and constellation of Orion. Son of Nut and Geb, brother of Horus the Elder, Set and Nephthys, brother and husband of Isis, father of Horus the Younger and Anubis.
(Egyptian) A symbol of the God of creation, King of the Underworld and symbol of immortality.
the King of the underworld, and judge of the dead.. Osiris is typically depicted with a crown, a flail, and a crook. Brother of Seth, Isis, and Nephthys. Father of Horus who avenged his death, and of Anubis.
according to myth, Egypt's first king; created by the gods, Osiris suffered a violent death, was made whole again magically by Isis, and became the ruler of the dead
Egyptian god of the underworld as well as fertility.
Supreme god and judge of the dead. The symbol of resurrection and eternal life. Provider of fertility and prosperity to the living. A bearded man wearing white mummy wrappings. Wearing the atef crown and holding the symbols of supreme power, the flail and crook. His skin is green to represent vegetation or red to represent the earth.
Osiris is a Goa'uld based on the Osiris of Egyptian Mythology in the science fiction television show Stargate SG-1. Osiris is played by Anna-Louise Plowman.
Osiris is a fictional character appearing in the Marvel Comics universe, based loosely on the Osiris of Egyptian mythology.