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I·sis

 (ī′sĭs)
n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility and magic who was the sister and wife of Osiris.

[Latin Īsis, from Greek, from Egyptian 'st.]

Isis

(ˈaɪsɪs)
n
(Placename) the local name for the River Thames at Oxford

Isis

(ˈaɪsɪs)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) an ancient Egyptian fertility goddess, depicted as a woman with a cow's horns, between which was the disc of the sun; wife and sister of Osiris

I•sis

(ˈaɪ sɪs)

n.
the ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility; sister and wife of Osiris.

I•sis

(ˈaɪ sɪs)
n.
the local name of the Thames River at Oxford.
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Noun1.Isis - Egyptian goddess of fertilityIsis - Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris
Translations
Ízisz
Iside
イシス
References in classic literature ?
Iside the church both lusters were already lighted, and all the candles before the holy pictures.
Assai stimolante il contributo di BRUCE GIBSON su papyrum Aegyptiam argutia Nilotici calami inscriptam, un'espressione della quale si erano sinora sottolineate soprattutto le possibili connessioni con il finale isiaco del libro 11; il rapporto con l'inizio del primo Idillio teocriteo, che inizia anch'esso con un "dolce sussurro", ne svela invece le potenzialita letterarie, quale dichiarazione di stile alessandrino: l'Egitto e il Nilo, oltre che ad Iside, possono ben alludere a Teocrito, poeta di Alessandria.
It's a big help to have big guys in the gym and getting used to working from the bottom up and being able to get iside the jab," Arreola said.
Mythic material unsuitable for such interpretation, described in the de Iside as "barbarous" and in the de Audendis poetis as "fabrication" is to be cast out.
He illustrated the profound similarity between the War Scroll and Plutarch's account of Zoroastrianism, found in De Iside et Osiride 45-47.
Gli Egizi lo chiamavano semplicemente iteru: il fiume e lo venerarono come un dio, con il nome di Hapi; a lui erano associate (tramite una serie di leggende) le divinita di Iside e Osiride, che avevano insegnato agli uomini le tecniche della coltivazione.
Iside of this, a void is formed between the superimposed surfaces of the plurality of foams.
Redwan, "L' arrivo del culto di Iside ed Osiride a Roma," 645-52.
The most common sources available to western scholars were Herodotus' Histories, incorporating a literary style of exaggerated comparison and contrast in describing the country and its people, and Pluturch's De Iside et Osiride, the sole source from antiquity that gives a reasonably complete, however Greek-influenced, account of the Osiris myth.