Legends Of The Gods The Egyptian Texts, edited with Translations

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[FN#344] In Egyptian, Bebi, or Baba, or Babai, he was the first-born
Son of Osiris.

[FN#345] See the Legend of Heru-Behutet, {pr. 67}.

The cakes offered on the seventh day of the month Tybi have a hippopotamus stamped on them. Sec. LI. Osiris symbolizes wisdom and power, and Typhon all that is malignant and bad.]

The remaining sections contain a long series of fanciful statements by
Plutarch concerning the religion and manners and customs of the
Egyptians, of which the Egyptian texts now available give no proofs.

End of Project Gutenberg's Legends Of The Gods, by E. A. Wallis Budge