Myths of the peoples of the world to help understand the cosmogony of our ancestors, their ideas about the forces of nature and human relationships.
Culture of Egypt - one of the oldest on earth.
Myths Egyptians in one form or another reflected in the mythology of the Greeks and Romans.
Osiris and Isis
Osiris was one of the most revered godsEgyptian pantheon, the eldest son of the goddess Nut Heaven and Earth God Geb. He taught people to farming and winemaking, and gave them just laws. Osiris patronized not only Egypt, but also to other countries. When he is in this or that form went to travel the world, instead, a country ruled by his sister and wife Isis.
In this part, reflected the custom of the Egyptian pharaohs marry siblings of the royal family, so as not to break up the power.
Isis became the patroness of seafarersfamily and children, sacred knowledge and spells. According to legends, this goddess is invisibly present at the birth of each child of the royal family, protecting the baby and mother. This force Ishida got to learn to blackmail the secret name of his great-grandfather of Ra, the Sun God. Young goddess blinded snake saliva from his great-grandfather and the land and set on Ra. Bitten sun god opened his secret name Isis in exchange for healing.
In Osiris was the younger brother of Seth - god of war,destruction and death, lord of sandy deserts, with the human body and the head of a crocodile or a hippopotamus with red eyes. Seth was married to the sister of Isis, Osiris and his own - Nephthys. Nephthys Osiris was in love and one day, taking the form of sister-in-law seduced. As a result of this connection, a baby was born Anubis, Nephthys is left in the reeds to escape the wrath of Set. Anubis Isis found and brought up like a son.
Anubis became the god of embalming, drugs and poisons, judge and guide the dead in the underworld. He portrayed as a man with the head of a jackal.
Seth was jealous of his older brother, and wanted to take hisa place. Once Seth made a feast on the next return of Osiris travels. In the midst of fun servants brought into the room a luxurious chest of precious wood. Seth promised to give the chest to whom he will have to fit. All the guests were placed in a box at a time, but only Osiris, he fell on the increase, as was done by his standards. Servants Seth nailed a box and threw it into the Nile.
Isis after a long search found the coffin of her husbandand moved it in a secret place. But Seth and here found the body of Osiris, cut it into 14 pieces and scattered all over the world (of course, to the extent known to the Egyptians). And once again hit the road inconsolable Isis collecting the body of her husband. Looking helped her faithful Anubis.
In the end, the goddess has collected all the parts of the body,except the phallus, which was eaten by the fish Nile. She is blinded missing piece of clay that were joined to the body of her husband, and, using their secret knowledge, became pregnant.
Mystery, dedicated to the search of Isis, described the Russian writer AI Kuprin "Shulamith" in the story.
At the Isis and the dead Osiris he was born the son of Horus - godHeaven and incarnation of royalty. He portrayed as a man with a falcon's head. Raised Gore joined the fight with Seth, and defeated him. During the confrontation deprived Seth Horus left eye. This is the eye of Horus, Osiris gave swallow and thus revived him. Osiris has transferred control over the kingdoms of the Mountain, and he went to reign in the underworld, where the souls of the dead fell.