Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology/Hermanubis

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HERMANU'BIS (Ἑρμανοῦβις), a son of Osiris and Nephthys, was represented as a human being with a dog's head, and regarded as the symbol of the Egyptian priesthood, engaged in the investigation of truth. (Plut. de Is. et Os. 61; Diod. i. 18, 87.) [L. S.]