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An African Tale of The First Love Story Ever Told

The website Histoire Africaine/African History [fr] narrates the tale of the oldest love story ever told, the story of Osiris and Isis [fr] and explains what makes it stand out [fr] from the other love stories. Osiris was the king god of Egypt and Isis his queen. Set, his brother, murdered Osiris to take over the kingdom. Isis find and restore Osiris’ body, resurrecting him and they conceive their son Horus. The author writes that the story is rich of lessons for the African continent [fr]:   

While Osiris is rightfully mentioned at every funeral because he was the One who first attained the eternal life, one must note the crucial role that Isis played in allowing Osiris to persevere. She embodies the concept of love, the one that never gives up, that rescues loved ones and frees them from darkness. 

  

From right to left: Isis, her husband Osiris, and their son Horus on wikimedia CC- Share Alike 1.0

From right to left: Isis, her husband Osiris, and their son Horus on wikimedia CC- Share Alike 1.0

  • adel_hazma

    It’s an Egyptian Holy family’s Love story ! Africa was out of history in it’s time . Be honest , don’t manipulates the history , if you are realy a global voice ! If it was a jewish you stick to it’s name !! Shame on you

    • http://rakotomalala.blogspot.com lrakoto

      I am confused, Isn’t Egypt in Africa ? Isn’t Nubia an intricate part of the History of Ancient Egypt ? Did I not not mention Egypt or click “Egypt” as the country linked to this story ? More importantly, are you ashamed of your African roots ?

      • Hayat

        I like your answer

      • Ahysa Hanson

        Nice answer !

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