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Osiris free pdf Bojana Mojsov tells the story of the cult of Osiris from beginning to end, sketching its development throughout 3,000 years of Egyptian history. * Draws together the numerous records about Osiris from the third millennium B.C. to the Roman conquest of Egypt. * Demonstrates that the cult of Osiris was the most popular and enduring of the ancient religions. * Shows how the cult provided direct antecedents for many ideas, traits and customs in Christianity, including the concept of the trinity, baptism in the sacred river, and the sacrament of the Eucharist. * Reveals the cult's influence on other western mystical traditions and groups, such as the Alchemists, Rosicrucians and Freemasons. * Written for a general, as well as a scholarly audience.

About Bojana Mojsov

Bojana Mojsov was born in Skopje, Macedonia. She is a celebrated Egyptologist and has worked in the Egyptology Departments of both the Metropolitan and Brooklyn Museums in New York. She has also acted as an advisor to the American Research Center in Cairo on restoring the tomb of Sety I in the Valley of the Kings, and as an advisor on the new collections at the National Museum in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Author : Bojana Mojsov
Publisher : Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 04 October 2005
ISBN : 1405131799
EAN : 9781405131797
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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