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.
Egyptian deityh, personification of the divine Mother.
Egyptian goddess of nature (wife and sister of Osiris)
Isis: the Egyptian Lady Spiritual Master who is of great ability and expertise in the area of the Egyptian Mysteries, Initiation, and Ascension
The wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, Isis is usually depicted as a woman with the hieroglyph for the word throne on her head. She is often shown in Egyptian art as mourning her husband Osiris or nursing her son Horus.
A mother goddess who, with her husband Osiris and son Horus, formed a trinity. Her religion included theology of death, mourning, and resurrection connected with a mythic story about Isis' search for the fourteen body parts of her murdered husband Osiris, who then was restored to life. The cult of Isis was one of Christianity's major religious competitors. Corinth was a major center for the worship of Isis.
A goddess of Egyptian origin. The sister and wife of God Osiris. She is also the mother of god Horus. She is a goddess who symbolizes earth, products of earth, the revival and the greening of nature, fertility, abundance and fruitfulness, sea and the underworld and sorcery. Ionia: In antiquity the name of the region in Western Asia Minor reaching from Foça (Phokaia) to the northern part of the Gulf of Güllük.
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. Ancient Egyptian Gods - Isis
The Egyptian counterpart to Osiris, and considered to be the paradigm for Goddess worship and the embodiment of the Sacred Feminine.
Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris
this goddess was associated with love and devotion.
Wife of Osiris, mother of Horus. The goddess of love and maternity, her love of Osiris was so strong she managed to resurrect him from death. Also the goddess of magic, able to appear in many forms.
Egyptian; represents the Complete Goddess or the Triple Goddess. Invocation to Isis.
The divine mother. Wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. A protectress goddess guarding coffins and canopic jars of the dead. Her cult grew larger in the Late Period, has a temple at Philae. RETURN TO GLOSSARY INDEX
The greatest of goddesses, sister and wife of Osiris, mother of Horus. Venerated as ideal mother.
Hellenized Greek for Iusit, The Seat and Throne of the Soul. Supreme goddess of the soul in love. Isis is the bonding and binding force of the divine soul.
The universityâ€™s new Internet Student Information System, named for the Egyptian goddess ISIS.
Greek name for Aset. Great Mother goddess of wisdom, compassion and magic. Daughter of Nut and Geb (or Ra, or Thoth), sister of Horus the Elder, Set and Nephthys, sister and wife of Osiris, mother of Horus the Younger. Identified with Sothis/Sirius.
in egyptian mythology, isis was the goddess of the sky and nature.
Commonly referred to as the goddess of love, the wife of the god associated with the pharoah, Osiris, the goddess restored the god to life after he had been murdered. Isis sheltered their son, Horus, from the forces of evil. Isis was revered for her devotion to her spouse and to her son--She was the epitome of devoted love and nurturing.
"the Throne" The goddess of magic & widow of Osiris.
Egyptian: Universal mother goddess.
Isis (Greek corruption; the Egyptian is Aset) was originally a goddess from Nubia, and was adopted into Egyptian belief very early on. Her name literally means (female) of throne, i.e. Queen of the throne, although the heiroglyph used originally meant (female) of flesh, i.e. mortal, and she may simply have represented deified, real, queens. When deified, symbolic of the queen, it was sometimes said that she was the daughter of Tawaret, the goddess of royal birth.
wife of Osiris, mother of Horus, the divine magician because of her extraordinary powers, divine mourner of the dead; her name is written with the hieroglyphic sign for "throne," which she wears on her headdress
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.
Egyptian goddess; mother of Horus
Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology. She was most prominent mythologically as the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, and was worshipped as the archetypical wife and mother.