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 Osiris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, as Isis, Osiris' wife, represented life, in the Ennead, it was considered somewhat inappropriate for her to be the mother of a god associated with death, and so instead, it was usually said that Nephthys (Nebet Het), the other of the two female children of Geb and Niut, was his mother.
In art, since he was representative of death, Osiris was usually depicted as a mummified man, with a beard, and, as ruler of the underworld, was also given the symbols of kingship - the crown, flail, and crozier.
Eventually, in Egypt, the hellenic pharaohs decided to produce a deity that would be acceptable to both the local Egyptian population, and the influx of hellenic visitors, to bring the two groups together, rather than allow a source of rebellion to grow.
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 Attis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Attis was originally a local semi-deity of Phrygia, associated with the great Phrygian trading city of Pessinos, which lay under the lee of Mount Agdistis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Attis

  
 Deity Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography
A deity or a god, is a postulated preternatural being, usually, but not always, of significant power, worshipped, thought holy, divine, or sacred, held in high regard, or respected by human beings.
Dualism is the view that there are two deities: a deity of Good who is opposed and thwarted by a deity of Evil, of equal power.
Some deities are asserted to be the directors of time and fate itself, to be the givers of human law and morality, to be the ultimate judges of human worth and behavior, and to be the designers and creators of the Earth or the universe.
www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Deity

  
 Egyptiansection
She is a life-death-rebirth deity as well as one of the Ennead In Egyptian mythology, the Ennead of Heliopolis were the nine most important gods and goddesses.
Bast was a solar deity and a goddess of fertility and protector of pregnant women.
He was a household deity, responsible for protecting the household through such tasks as killing snakes, protecting children, encouraging fertility and aiding women in labor (in conjunction with the goddess Taweret.
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 Greek Mythology and Ancient Greece - Persephone
Life came to a standstill as the depressed Demeter (goddess of the Earth) searched for her lost daughter.
Persephone lived a peaceful life before she became the goddess of the underworld when Hades abducted her and brought her into the underworld.
She was innocently picking flowers with some nymphs (or Leucippe, or Oceanids) in a field in Enna when he came, bursting up through a cleft in the earth; the nymphs were changed by Demeter into the Sirens for not having interfered.
www.greekhistoryandmythology.com /Greek_Mythology/Other_Gods/Persephone

  
 Death 4 Adfunk Internet Solutions Article
Death is when the soul is separated from the body; it receives reward and punishment and the separation of the soul from the body means loss of power of the soul over the body.
Death will not only come when hair and the beard turn white, but it can come at any time, even when you are a baby, or an old person or a teenager or of middle age.
He does not often like death because he fears to die before he makes sincere repentance or he purifies his soul from corrupt deeds and he does not think bad of meeting with death and Allah because he is not fully prepared for it, but he is always busy in preparation to meet it.
www.geocities.com /aliyy15/Death4.htm

  
 Station Information - Melkart
It took place when the rains of Winter ended (in February-March), in which the god was burned, buried and resurrected, as a solar life-death-rebirth deity.
Melkart probably arrived in Tyre from its mother-city, Sidon, but he got renewed importance as the most important city deity during the reign of Hiram I, who built a large new temple for Melkart in the island section of Tyre, described by Herodotus and other Greeks.
The king himself had important ceremonial functions during this festival, and would hold a ritual marriage with a priestess of the queen, symbolizing the marriage of Melkart and Astarte.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/m/me/melkart.html

  
 Meaning of names
Life came to a stand still as the depressed Demeter (goddess of the Earth) searched for her lost daughter; Helios, the sun, who sees everything, finally told her what had happened.
After the death of King David, the term Zion came to refer to the hill in Jerusalem which was the site of Solomon's temple.
Zeus had turned all the people of Thebes to stone and so no one buried the Niobids until the ninth day after their death, when the gods themselves entombed them.
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 RESURRECTION FACTS AND INFORMATION
Some religions, such as Buddhism, believe that deities are reborn: see Life-death-rebirth_deity.
Examples of a resurrected deity are Syrian and Greek worship of Adonis; Egyptian worship of Osiris; the Babylonian story of Tammuz; and rural religious belief in the Corn_King.
In the New_Testament of the Bible, Jesus is said to have raised several persons from death, including the daughter of Jairus shortly after death, a young man in the midst of his own funeral procession, and Lazarus, who had been buried for three days.
www.whereintheworldisbush.com /resurrection

  
 Vishnu
Vishnu is the all-inclusive deity, known as purusha or mahä purusha, paramätma [Supreme Soul,] antaryämi [In-dweller] and He is the shèshin [Totality] in whom all souls are contained.
Many claim that the ten avatars represent the development of life and of mankind.
It was only later in Hindu history that he became a member of the Trimurti and one of the most important deities of the religion.
usapedia.com /v/vishnu.html

  
 Life (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Life is a multi-faceted concept with no simple definition, in part because the word is often used in an intentionally open-ended way, as exemplified by phrases such as "eternal life", "artificial life", and "extraterrestrial life".
Phenomenological life – the absolute subjective life of the individuals from a philosophical point of view
Life, a 1968 album by Sly and the Family Stone
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Life_%28disambiguation%29

  
 Life-death-rebirth deity - Wikipedia
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Alexander the Great was a real historical figure, a general and emperor, whose life was imbued with overtones of deification from Europe to parts of Western India.
After suffering death, Horus, like Jesus, was buried in a tomb where he was resurrected and ascended into Heaven, or 'Amen-ti'.
Osiris was called Lord of Lords, King of Kings, God of Gods; the Good Shepherd; the Resurrection and the Life; Eternity and Everlastingness; the god who “made men and women to be born again".
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /jesus_similar.html

  
 Osiris
He is a life-death-rebirth deity, and one of the Ennead.
He was eventually buried in the city of Abydos, of which he was the patron deity.
Afterwards, Osiris had to stay in the underworld and judge the souls of the dead and was called Neb-er-tcher ("lord of the outermost limit").
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/os/Osiris.htm

  
 deity del Vida-muerte-renacimiento
English version: Life-death-rebirth deity Next: CA Yanto Up
La principal crítica que se ha traído contra la categoría universal del deity de la vida-muerte-resurrection es que es reductionist: en intentar caber mitos dispares en una sola caja, los críticos afirmarían, la hipótesis obscurecen las distinciones que realmente importan.
Deities de las hembras que pasaron en el reino de la muerte y volvieron incluyen Inanna y Persephone, la figura central de los misterios de Eleusinian).
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/de/deity%20del%20Vidamuerterenacimiento.htm

  
 Tarot Journey: Portland, Oregon
(See life-death-rebirth deity.) In mythology, Persephone was condemned to spend time in the Underworld every year because Hades tricked her into eating six pomegranate seeds while she was his prisoner.
Pomegranates are a symbol of fertility because of their many seeds, yet of death because of the vivid blood red of the pulp.
Used by the Romans as a symbol of victory, they have been used by the church as a symbol of Christ's ultimate victory over sin, or of the saints' victory over death.
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 Mithraism Details, Meaning Mithraism Article and Explanation Guide
Some commentators, inspired by James Frazer's theories, have labeled Mithras a life-death-rebirth deity, comparable to Isis, the resurrected Jesus Christ or the Persephone/Demeter cult of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Mithraism still survived in certain cantons of the Alps into the 5th century, and clung to life with more tenacity in its Eastern homelands.
719,720), around A. ; Plutarch's Life of Pompey also makes it clear that the worship Mithras was well known at that time.
www.e-paranoids.com /m/mi/mithraism.html

  
 Life (disambiguation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
(The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)) Life – a concept in (The science that studies living organisms) biology,
(The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)) Life, a 1983 album by (Click link for more info and facts about Thin Lizzy) Thin Lizzy
Life, a 1987 album by (Click link for more info and facts about Neil Young) Neil Young with (A chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)) Crazy Horse
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/life_(disambiguation).htm

  
 Adonis - Mythology
He is an annually-renewed, ever-youthful vegetation god, a life-death-rebirth deity whose nature is tied to the calendar.
The Festival of Adonis was celebrated by women at midsummer by sowing fennel and lettuce, and grains of wheat and barley.
His cult belonged to women: the cult of dying Adonis was fully-developed in the circle of young girls around Sappho on Lesbos, about 600 BCE, as a fragment of Sappho reveals.
mythology.mytopix.com /adonis

  
 Historicity of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the first and second centuries BC, Hellenic philosophy merged with various minor deities to produce mystery religions, in which a Life-death-rebirth deity was used as allegory to encode wisdom.
They therefore accept that the accounts of the life of Jesus in the Gospels provide evidence for the historical existence of Jesus and the basic account of his life and death.
The Bible also describes various miracles associated with Jesus' life, notably healings, a virgin birth and a resurrection from death.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Historicity_of_Jesus

  
 Aeneas
Latinus, the wise king of the Latins, hosted Aeneas' army of exiled Trojans and let them reorganize their life in Latium.
After his death, Aeneas became the god Indiges.
His daughter Lavinia had been promised to Turnus, king of the Rutuli, but Latinus preferred to offer her to Aeneas; Turnus consequently declared war on Aeneas (at the urging of Hera), who was allied with King Tarchon of the Etruscans and Queen Amata of the Rutulians.
www.theezine.net /a/aeneas.html

  
 Aztec mythology
Xipe Totec life-death-rebirth deity, god of agriculture, the west, disease, spring, goldsmiths and the seasons.
Ometecuhtli god of fire; creator of all life on Earth.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/aztec_mythology_1

  
 Knowledge King - Proserpina
Her name comes from proserpere meaning "to emerge." She is a life-death-rebirth deity.
The myth of Proserpina, mainly described by the Roman Claudianus (4th century A.C.) is closely connected with that of Orpheus and Eurydice: it is Proserpina, as Queen of Hades, who allows Orpheus enter and bring back to life his wife Eurydice who is dead by snake poison.
So this is the reason for Springtime: when Proserpina comes back to her mother, Ceres decorates the Earth with welcoming flowers, but when in Fall she has to go back to Hades, nature loses any colour.
www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/p/pr/proserpina.html

  
 Dionysus : Bacchus
The rebirth in both versions of the story is the primary reason he was worshipped in mystery religions, as his death and rebirth were events of mystical reverence.
The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche contrasted Dionsyus with the Apollo as a symbol of the basic life force as against the world of form and beauty represented by the latter.
Many scholars believe that Dionysus was a fusion of a local Greek nature deity and a more powerful god from Thrace or Phrygia such as Sabazius.
www.city-search.org /ba/bacchus.html

  
 Cernunnos : Cernunos
Whether or not these religious groups are actually surviving cults or modern reconstructions, the adherents generally follow the life-fertility-death cycle for Cernunnos, though his death is now usually set at Samhain, the Celtic Halloween Festival.
Now thy life is as the world lasts, so long will the heavenly music of the shepherd lay dead by the roadside, with a smile on his face; and hill.html">hill was home.html">home.html">home.
In the modern Neo-Pagan movements, of which Wicca is the most notable, the worship of the Horned God has been revived.
www.findword.org /ce/cernunos.html

  
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Certainly of the annual phenomena of nature there is none which suggests so obviously the idea of death and resurrection as the disappearance and reappearance of vegetation in autumn and spring...
but next day he was believed to come to life again and ascend up to heaven in the presence of his worshippers...
Most ancient deities are known to us through more than one source; often these varied sources present different myths and legends, some of them contradictory and even mutually exclusive.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /jesus_similar1.html

  
 What is the origin of the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree? : Christmas
In Roman mosaics from what is today Tunisia, showing the mythic triumphant return from India of the Greek god of wine and male fertility, Dionysus (dubbed by some modern scholars as a life-death-rebirth deity), the god carries a tapering coniferous tree.
The tree is a Christianization of the ancient pagan idea that the evergreen tree represents a celebration of the renewal of life.
This was to symbolize that there's still life even during the harsh winter weather.
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 Heid
The war ended in a stalemate; for security reasons, the Vanir sent Niord, Freyr and Freya to the Aesir, who in their turnsent Odin's brother Honir (Vili) to the Vanir.Gullveig is a life-death-rebirth deity, thrice deadbut still alive.
The Aesir's maltreatment of Gullveig reached the Vanir and the two sides warred, the first war inhistory.
www.therfcc.org /heid-322498.html

  
 Mythology - Internet-Encyclopedia.com
Likewise, most myths involve a supernatural force or deity, but many simple legends and narratives passed down orally from generation to generation have mythic content.
The Brothers Grimm demonstrated that there is mythic content embedded even in the least promising fairy tales.
Encyclopedia Mythica Comprehensive encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend; covers deities, heroes and mythical beasts.
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/m/my/mythology.html

  
 wawalag
Their rebirth is used as a symbol in boy-to-man ceremonies.
They lived in a whirlpool and were eaten by Yurlungur, who was later forced to regurgitate them.
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