In Egyptian mythology, Osiris, the god of the underworld, is praised for introducing beer to humans.
The mummy was ferried across the lake belonging to the temple, and taken before the judge Osiris.
Let us look at the Egyptian mystery of Osiris in this light.
Typho was the brother of Osiris and Isis; for jealousy, and to usurp the throne, he formed a conspiration and killed his brother.
Osiris married his sister, and together they reigned over Egypt.
Persephone and Osiris represent the corn-seed as well as the corn-spirit, as is obvious from their sojourn underground.
He had a chest made which was exactly the length of Osiris' body.
In an attempt to preserve harmony, in a struggle with the real spirit of actual evil which discord is, Osiris was slain.
In this way, we see the deeper significance of the Osiris myth.
These things befell, say some, in the twenty-eighth year of Osiris' life; others say in the twenty-eighth year of his reign.
name of a principal god of Egypt, judge of the dead, from Latin Osiris, from Greek, from Egyptian Asar. Related: Osirian.