Ἶσις

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Ἶσις

Etymology[edit]

From Egyptian 𓊨𓏏𓆇𓁐 ‎(Ȝs.t).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἶσις ‎(Îsisf ‎(genitive Ἴσιδος); 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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References[edit]

  • Ἶσις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἶσις in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,014
  • Plato Cratylus 401 C
  • Apollodorus 2,9
  • Plutarch Osiris and Isis 60-62