Osiris, god of the dead, was one of ancient Egypt's most important
deities. The earliest secure evidence for belief in him dates back
to the fifth dynasty (c.2494-2345BC), but he continued to
be worshipped until the fifth century AD. Following Osiris
is concerned with ancient Egyptian conceptions of the relationship
between Osiris and the deceased, or what might be called the
Osirian afterlife, asking what the nature of this relationship was
and what... more...