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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΟσιρις Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.o-SIE-ris English
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Meaning & History

Greek form of the Egyptian Asar which is of unknown meaning. In Egyptian mythology Osiris was the god of the dead and the judge of the underworld. He was slain by his brother Seth, but revived by his wife Isis.
VariantAsar

Categories

death deities, Egyptian mythology, gods, mythology, underworld deities, victims
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute