Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Isis & Osiris (Moralia 5)” as Want to Read:
Isis & Osiris (Moralia 5)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Isis & Osiris (Moralia 5)

by
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  2 reviews
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be...more
Hardcover, 527 pages
Published December 1967 by Loeb Classical Library (first published 1936)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Isis & Osiris, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Isis & Osiris

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 106)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Bruce
Of the several essays included in this volume of Plutarch’s Moralia, I found “Isis and Osiris” to be the most interesting. In this work, Plutarch begins by stating that the preeminent characteristic of God is knowledge and intelligence, ie rationality and wisdom. This would suggest that the nature of Ultimate Reality is information, consistent with our awareness from quantum physics that information is non-local. Plutarch then spends considerable ink in tracing the origin of many myths and legen...more
Michael Snuffin
This account of Egyptian Religion seems quite bizarre in light of recent knowledge on the subject. Very informative.
James
James marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2014
treus
treus marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2014
Aurora De'illuminatio
Aurora De'illuminatio marked it as to-read
Aug 24, 2014
Pandora
Pandora marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2014
Ivan
Ivan added it
Oct 07, 2014
Porsha
Porsha marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2014
Spectraz
Spectraz marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2014
Dale
Dale added it
Jul 08, 2014
Minamanjari
Minamanjari marked it as to-read
May 26, 2014
James
James marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2014
Robert
Robert added it
Mar 13, 2014
Nessa
Nessa marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2014
Jeremy
Jeremy added it
Mar 08, 2014
Lauren
Lauren added it
Jan 31, 2014
Ivette
Ivette marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2014
William Martin
William Martin marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2013
Nemo
Nemo marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2013
Niklas E.
Niklas E. marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2013
Ars Deiquidditas
Ars Deiquidditas marked it as to-read
Oct 02, 2013
Frances 'frank'
Frances 'frank' marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
31015
Plutarch (Greek: Πλούταρχος) later named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος) c. AD 46 - 120, was a Greek biographer, essayist, priest, ambassador, magistrate, and Middle Platonist. Plutarch was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. His oeuvre consists of the Parallel Lives and the Mo...more
More about Plutarch...
Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1 The Fall of the Roman Republic: Six Lives Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 Makers of Rome: Nine Lives The Age of Alexander: Nine Greek Lives

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »