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Latin , from Iseum Ancient Greek Ἴσειον ( Íseion ), from Ἴσις ( Ísis, “ Isis ” ) + -ιον ( -ion, “ -ium, -eum: forming nouns of associated places ” ). Equivalent to + Isis . -eum
Iseum ( plural Iseums or ) Isea
temple dedicated to the worship of the Egyptian goddess Isis.
1994, Sarolta A. Takacs, Isis and Sarapis in the Roman World, p. 101:
...a temple of Minerva was on the east side of the
2006, Lauren Hackworth Petersen, The Freedman in Roman Art and Art History, p. 52:
Most Pompeians[,] as they went about their daily business and moved through their shaken city, would inevitably have passed the
Iseum on their way to the Triangular Forum...
2013, Liu Yulin, , Temple Purity in 1-2 Corinthians p. 94:
Iseum (temple of Isis) in the Roman period usually found its site outside of the "city border" ( )... and nearby the abundant water-supply areas, unlike other Roman temples which were located at the pomeria Agora.
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