scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,634
Background Isis was the goddess of fertility according to Egyptian mythology she represented motherhood She was the daughter of god Keb Earth and his wife sister Nut Sky She was the sister-wife of Osiris Osiris was the god who judged the dead as they prepared to leave into the afterlife Isis and Osiris had a son by the name of Horus who was god of day The myth is about Osiris who was murdered by his brother and then sank his coffin containing his body Isis went to search for his body and recovered it But again he gained access to the body He then cut the body into fourteen pieces which he scattered over the land Isis searched for all of the pieces while mourning for her husband She recovered each part of the body Isis was believed to be powerful and have magic She had the ability to create and destroy life with her words After she found all fourteen pieces she proceeded to bring Osiris back to life temporarily She then creates Horus their son during this period There are festivals related to Isis There were also daily prayers in the morning and the afternoon In the autumn they celebrated their public festival of Search and Discovery where the remembered Isis search of Osiris which ended with his discovery and resurrection This was the most joyous occasion Mystery Cults Other than Christianity and Judaism mystery religions were a major part of the early centuries These cults were called mystery religions because they involved a secret ceremony that was known only to those being initiated into the cult These practices were said to represent salvation Each Mediterranean region had its own mystery religion Out of Greece came the cults of Demeter and Dionysus In Asia came the cult of Cybele The cult of Isis and Osiris originated in Egypt while
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA