Egyptian Mythology
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I would have to say my favorite is the Isis and Osiris story where Osiris gets killed. Anyone know which one I'm talking about? It's sad but funny in a way. :)
10/23/2007 #1
I love that story. It's actually one of my favourites too. I like the one about how Anubis was born. It's definitely a humorous one.
11/9/2007 #2
destinyangel's been a long while since I read mythology. You'll have to remind me about that one.
11/15/2007 #3
Yeah I'm actually writing something right now that involves that myth. I has always been one of my favorites
12/19/2007 #4
Well there was the 4 sibling gods, Osiris and his sister-wife Isis, and Set and his sister-wife Nephthys. Nephthys, frustrated with Set, disguised herself as the more attractive Isis to try to seduce him. The plan didn't work, but Osiris saw her and thought she was Isis, and they ended up having sex. Nephthys got pregnant and gave birth to Anubis. Afraid that Set would find out, she persuaded Isis to raise him. It's kinda sad though because while Anubis is a god of the underworld like his father, he could never rise to Osiris' position in the underworld, because he isn't a legitimate son.
12/20/2007 #5
That should be interesting. I love myth stories. I use to have one on a disk. Must find it again. :)
12/20/2007 #6
Oh yeah. That one was an interesting myth. Poor Anubis though. :'(
12/20/2007 #7
SnowClaw of Windclan

Anubis was awesome...

4/29/2009 #8
Ariana Ethaitrius

I agree with the story of Osiris and Isis. I love Tutankhamun though. He'd have to be my favorite person of ancient times. I'm writing a story about him. But yeah, Anubis is a great story to.

8/4/2009 #9

I enjoy the myth where Thoth, god of wisdom, plays a board game with the moon god, and gambles for time, so that Nut could have her 5 children during the year. There was originally 360 days, but Thoth won 5 days, so Nut could have birth to her children. She was forbidden to give birth to them on any day of the year. So Thoth, who was also her lover, bargains for time so she can have them. :) Isn't that sweet? Lol.

4/24/2010 #10

I always liked the stories that had to do with Hathor. I dunno why...

12/22/2010 #11
Agent 22
@AvidWriter-Actually, that was the other way around. Nut played the Eygptian moon god so that she could have her five extra children. Although I would have to say my favorite myth is when Bes played the moon god so he could have more time to gain Bast for himself, and ended up shorter.
2/25/2012 #12

Same. Even I had an obsession with Tutankhamun.

9/6/2017 #13
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