The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Introductory Hymn to the Sun-God Ra

The following Hymns are good, typical examples of the songs of praise and thanksgiving which were addressed to the Sun-god by orthodox Egyptians under the XVIIIth dynasty.

A Hymn to the Sun God Ra

A HYMN TO RA WHEN HE RISES ON THE HORIZON AND WHEN HE SETS IN THE LAND OF LIFE.

Homage to thee, O RA, who risest as Tem-Heraakhuti.
Thou art adored. Thy beauties are before my eyes, and thy splendour falleth upon my body...
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Introductory Hymn to Osiris

The Osiris myth is the most elaborate and influential story in ancient Egyptian mythology, here is presented the Hymn to Osiris from the Egyptian Book of the Dead.

Hymn to Osiris

​"Homage to you, Osiris, Lord of eternity, king of the gods, whose names are manifold, whose forms are holy, you being of hidden form in the temples, whose Ka is holy...
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