Isis

The Egyptian mother-goddess (goddess of the earth) who had many followers throughout the Empire. There was a temple to Isis in Rome. Every afternoon priests and worshippers would have taken part in water purification ceremonies. Isis was worshipped by women and was credited with giving women more power in Roman society.

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Isis

an ancient Egyptian goddess, Isis was the daughter of Nut and Geb and the sister and wife of Osiris; in myth, Isis aided her husband during his reign as the king of Egypt and searched madly for his body after his death so that he might be given a proper burial.; Isis conceived her son Horus either through magic or by resurrecting Osiris.
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Isis

Isis was a great enchantress, the goddess of magic. She is often represented as a woman wearing on her head the hieroglyphic symbol of her name, which represents a throne or seat.
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Isis

the mystic 'Mother' of Nature in Egyptian lore. The 'woman clothed with the sun'.
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Isis

[n] - goddess of fertility
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Isis

One of the `minor planets` of our solar system. Discovered by Pogson on 23 May 1856. Diameter in km: 94. More data in TABLE 13. THE MINOR PLANETS
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Isis

Principal goddess of ancient Egypt; the daughter of Geb and Nut (Earth and Sky); and the personification of the throne of her brother-husband Osiris. She searched for the body of Osiris after he...
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ISIS

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ISIS

Institute of Science in Society
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ISIS

International Society on Infant Studies
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ISIS

International Spinal Injection Society
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ISIS

Independent Schools Information Service
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Isis

I'sis noun [ Latin , the goddess Isis, from Greek ....] 1. (Myth.) The principal goddess worshiped by the Egyptians. She was regarded as the mother of Horus, and the sister and wife of Osiris. The Egyptians adored her as the goddess of fecundity, and as the great benefactress of their countr...
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isis

1. The principal goddess worshiped by the Egyptians. She was regarded as the mother of Horus, and the sister and wife of Osiris. The Egyptians adored her as the goddess of fecundity, and as the great benefactress of their country, who instructed their ancestors in the art of agriculture. ... 2. <zoology> Any coral of the genus Isis, or family...
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Isis

• (n.) The principal goddess worshiped by the Egyptians. She was regarded as the mother of Horus, and the sister and wife of Osiris. The Egyptians adored her as the goddess of fecundity, and as the great benefactress of their country, who instructed their ancestors in the art of agriculture. • (n.) Any coral of the genus Isis, or family I...
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Isis

(from the article `Sarton, George Alfred Leon`) ...of Ghent (Ph.D. mathematics, 1911), Sarton immigrated to England at the onset of World War I. In 1915 he arrived in the United States bringing ...
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Isis

one of the most important goddesses of ancient Egypt. Her name is the Greek form of an ancient Egyptian word for `throne.`[14 related articles]
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Isis

Isis is a Egyptian girl name. The meaning of the name is `Mythical goddess of Sky and Nature` Where is it used? The name Isis is mainly used In Egyptian Mythology. Isis appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 550.. 2005 was a `top year` for the name Isis. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #522. The last time Isis ...
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Isis

[genus] Isis is a genus of deep-sea bamboo coral of the Isididae family. ...
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Isis

The Isis was a British second-class cruiser of 5600 tons launched in 1896. The name Isis has been used for British naval warships since 1743.
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Isis

Isis is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Isis

[ship] The Roman ship Isis was a very large ship that operated on the Mediterranean during the Roman Empire around 150 AD, carrying grain from Egypt to Italy. The Isis was apparently 55 meters (180 feet) long and had a beam of 13.7 meters (45 feet). Its cargo hold was 13.4 meters (44 feet) deep. In his book Πλοἶον ἢ Εὐχαί (`T...
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Isis

[comic] Summary: I took this pic 45 minutes ago and am releasing it gfdl-self. Summary: I took this pic 45 minutes ago and am releasing it gfdl-self. ...
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ISIS

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