By E. A. Wallis Budge
THE welcome which has been accorded to the volumes of this sequence, and the truth that a few of them have handed into moment and 3rd versions, recommend that these
little books were came across beneficial via novices in Egyptology and others. Hitherto the thing of them has been to provide information regarding the faith, Magic,
Language, and historical past of the traditional Egyptians, and to supply versions of the unique texts from which such info used to be derived. There are, in spite of the fact that, many
branches of Egyptology which desire therapy in an analogous demeanour during this sequence, and it's been advised in lots of quarters that the time has now arrived whilst the
publication of a chain of teams of texts illustrating EGYPTIAN LITERATURE usually could good be all started. given that not anything is understood concerning the authors of Egyptian
works, now not even their names, it truly is very unlikely to put in writing a background of Egyptian Literature within the traditional feel of the observe. the single factor to be performed is to print the
actual works within the top and so much whole shape attainable, with translations, after which to place them within the arms of the reader and depart them to his judgment.
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As she related to p. lxxvi them the history of her sufferings they endeavoured to console her, and when they found this to be impossible they lifted up their voices and wept with her. Then Isis placed her nose in the mouth of Horus so that she might discover if he still breathed, but there was no breath in his throat; and when she examined the wound in his body made by the fiend Aun-Ab she saw in it traces of poison. No doubt about his death then remained in her mind, and clasping him in her arms she lifted him up, and in her transports of grief leaped about like fish when they are laid on red-hot coals.
The final words of Thoth comforted her greatly, for he told her that he would take charge of the case of Horus in the Judgment Hall of Anu, wherein Osiris had been judged, and that as his advocate he would make any accusations which might be brought against Horus to recoil on him that brought them. , Egypt. Thoth also promised Isis that Ra himself should act as the advocate of Horus, even as he had done for his father Osiris. He was also careful to allude to the share which Isis had taken in the restoration of Horus to life, saying, "It is the words p.
Adoration to thee, O Osiris! The doors of heaven are opened to thee, the doors of the streams are thrown wide open to thee. The gods in the city of Pe come [to thee], Osiris, at the sound (or voice) of the supplication of Isis and Nephthys. . . . " And in another place we Click to enlarge PLATE XV. Click to enlarge PLATE XVI. The Stele recording the casting out of a devil from the Princess of Bekhten. p. li read: 1 "Thy two sisters, Isis and Nephthys, came to thee, Kam-urt, in thy name of Kam-ur, Uatchet-urt, in thy name of Uatch-ur" .