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Osiris (Egyptian deity)

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Personal name headingOsiris (Egyptian deity)
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Variant(s)Usiris (Egyptian deity)
Wsjr (Egyptian deity)
Asar (Egyptian deity)
Asari (Egyptian deity)
Aser (Egyptian deity)
Ausar (Egyptian deity)
Ausir (Egyptian deity)
Wesir (Egyptian deity)
Usir (Egyptian deity)
Usire (Egyptian deity)
Ausare (Egyptian deity)
أوزيريس (Egyptian deity)
Ūzīrīs (Egyptian deity)
Асірыс (Egyptian deity)
Азірыс (Egyptian deity)
Asirys (Egyptian deity)
Azirys (Egyptian deity)
Озирис (Egyptian deity)
Узирис (Egyptian deity)
Oziris (Egyptian deity)
Usirev (Egyptian deity)
Οσιρις (Egyptian deity)
Ούζιρις (Egyptian deity)
Oyziris (Egyptian deity)
Αζάρ (Egyptian deity)
Azar (Egyptian deity)
Οζιρις (Egyptian deity)
Ουζάρ (Egyptian deity)
Oyzar (Egyptian deity)
Ουεζίρ (Egyptian deity)
Oyezir (Egyptian deity)
Ουζαρέ (Egyptian deity)
Oyzare (Egyptian deity)
Oziriso (Egyptian deity)
오시리스 (Egyptian deity)
Osirisŭ (Egyptian deity)
Osiride (Egyptian deity)
Usiride (Egyptian deity)
Osiri (Egyptian deity)
אוסיריס (Egyptian deity)
Ozīriss (Egyptian deity)
Ozyris (Egyptian deity)
Usiri (Egyptian deity)
Ozirisz (Egyptian deity)
オシリス (Egyptian deity)
Oshirisu (Egyptian deity)
Isir (Egyptian deity)
Iszir (Egyptian deity)
Осирис (Egyptian deity)
Осіріс (Egyptian deity)
Озіріс (Egyptian deity)
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inOsiris and the Egyptian resurrection, 1973.
The origins of Osiris and his cult, 1980.
Wikipedia, April 22, 2014 (Osiris (also Usiris), is an Egyptian god, usually identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld and the dead. Osiris is a Latin transliteration of the Ancient Greek: Οσιρις, which in turn is the Greek adaptation of the original theonym in the Egyptian language. In Egyptian hieroglyphs the name is written Wsjr, as the hieroglyphic writing does not restitute all the vowels, and Egyptologists transliterate the name variously as Asar, Asari, Aser, Ausar, Ausir, Wesir, Usir, Usire or Ausare.) Arabic page (أوزيريس = Ūzīrīs) Belarusian page (Асірыс (Азірыс) = Asirys (Azirys)) Bulgarian page (Озирис (Узирис) = Oziris (Uziris)) Czech page (Usir; sometimes Usirev; the original form of the name was perhaps Asar, Ausar or Ausare) Greek page (Οσιρις = Osiris; also Ούζιρις = Oyziris, Αζάρ = Azar, Οζιρις = Oziris, Ουζάρ = Oyzar, Ουεζίρ = Oyezir, Ουζαρέ = Oyzare) Esperanto page (Oziriso) Basque page (Osiris (also Asar, Aser, Ausar, Ausir, Wesir, Usir, Usire or Ausare)) Korean page (오시리스 = Osirisŭ) Italian page (Osiride (also Usiride, Osiris or Osiri)) Hebrew page (אוסיריס = Osiris) Latvian page (Ozīriss) Lithuanian page (Ozyris; Oziris (Asar, Ausar, Usiri)) Hungarian page (Ozirisz) Macedonian page (Озирис = Oziris) Japanese page (オシリス = Oshirisu) Polish page (Ozyrys (Egyptian Isir or Iszir)) Russian page (Осирис = Osiris) Ukrainian page (Осіріс (Озіріс) = Osiris (Oziris))
Britannica online, April 22, 2014 (Osiris, also called Usir, one of the most important gods of ancient Egypt. The origin of Osiris is obscure; he was a local god of Busiris, in Lower Egypt, and may have been a personification of chthonic (underworld) fertility. By about 2400 bce, however, Osiris clearly played a double role: he was both a god of fertility and the embodiment of the dead and resurrected king. This dual role was in turn combined with the Egyptian concept of divine kingship: the king at death became Osiris, god of the underworld; and the dead king's son, the living king, was identified with Horus, a god of the sky. Osiris and Horus were thus father and son. The goddess Isis was the mother of the king and was thus the mother of Horus and consort of Osiris.)
Encyclopedia mythica, April 22, 2014 (Osiris was the Egyptian god of the underworld, although he was also worshipped as a fertility, resurrection, and vegetation god. He was married to Isis, a sky goddess. He was father to Horus, the god of sky, and protector of the dead.)
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