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Headword: Ὄσιρις
Adler number: omicron,693
Translated headword: Osiris
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Some say he was Dionysus, others say another; [the one] who [they say] was dismembered by the daemon Typhon[1] and became a great sorrow for the Egyptians, and they keep the memory of his dismemberment for all time.
Greek Original:
Ὄσιρις: τοῦτον οἱ μὲν λέγουσιν εἶναι τὸν Διόνυσον, οἱ δὲ ἄλλον: ὃν ὑπὸ Τυφῶνος δαίμονος ἐσπαράχθαι, καὶ μέγα πένθος γε- νέσθαι τοῖς Αἰγυπτίοις, καὶ τοῦ σπαραγμοῦ μνήμην ποιεῖσθαι ἐπὶ πάντα τὸν χρόνον.
Notes:
Following Wentzel, Adler attributed this material to the Bodleian scholia on Gregory of Nazianzus, but see now Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 4 Zintzen (3B Athanassiadi).
See generally OCD4 s.v., and cf. omicron 694.
[1] cf. tau 1226, tau 1227.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; geography; mythology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 December 2000@19:04:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 3 October 2002@10:08:41.
David Whitehead on 29 July 2013@08:51:43.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 30 July 2013@11:26:44.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2014@03:23:53.
David Whitehead (source-identification, noticed by Dr Udo Hartmann; more keywords) on 18 August 2014@10:26:15.
David Whitehead (coding) on 20 May 2016@04:50:42.

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