Ἶσις

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Egyptian

st t
H8
B1

Ȝs.t.

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Ἶσις (Îsis) (genitive Ἴσιδος) f, third declension

  1. Isis
    (Ίὼ)...ἱδρύσατο δὲ ἄγαλμα Δήμητρος, ἣν ἐκάλεσαν Ἶσιν Αἰγύπτιοι, καὶ τὴν Ίὼ Ἶσιν ὁμοίως προσηγόρευσαν.
    (Io)...founded a "statue" (temple) of Demeter, whom the Egyptians called Isis, and they also called Io Isis (Apollodorus 2, 9).

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