Jealousy: The Egyptian Myth Of Creation

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The Egyptian myth of creation is quite an intriguing one. This myth focuses on Osiris, the God, and King of the dead; Isis, the goddess and protector of women and children; And Seth, the god of chaos. This myth portrays the struggle of Royal power and conflict between legitimate and illegitimate rule. It includes hate, death, and resurrection. To start things off, the Myth of Creation is the story in which Seth murders his older brother, Osiris, out of jealousy. Seth was jealous of Osiris because Osiris had the loyalty of all of the people of Egypt. Royal power is a struggle because it can cause hate, stress, and jealousy. This makes the myth interesting because most Egyptain myths are about how the gods worked together to defeat an enemy …show more content…

His son, Horus, came of age and demanded to take the throne back. Seth refused to give up the throne so easily, thus, he challenged Horus to a series of tests. Seth cheated on all of the tests, but on the last one Isis and Horus beat him to it. Horus won the last challenge making him the new king of Egypt. What makes this part of the myth interesting is how Horus beat him and what the challenge was. Seth had challenged Horus to have a boat race with boats made of stone. Horus gave Seth a taste of his own medicine and built a wooden boat and painted it to look like …show more content…

It includes hate between brothers, jealousy of the throne, ressurection, and cleverness. It has a useful moral that if you get what you want by doing the incorrect thing you will have it taken away once again. The Egyptian myth of creation is quite an intriguing one. This myth focuses on Osiris, the God, and King of the dead; Isis, the goddess and protector of women and children; And Seth, the god of chaos. This myth portrays the struggle of Royal power and conflict between legitimate and illegitimate rule. It includes hate, death, and resurrection. To start things off, the Myth of Creation is the story in which Seth murders his older brother, Osiris, out of jealousy. Seth was jealous of Osiris because Osiris had the loyalty of all of the people of Egypt. Royal power is a struggle because it can cause hate, stress, and jealousy. This makes the myth interesting because most Egyptain myths are about how the gods worked together to defeat an enemy or how they earned the loyalty of the

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