Origin of IsisClassical Latin from Classical Greek
The Egyptian goddess Isis.
- ISIS stands for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and is an extremist militant group that rules by Wahhabi/Salafi law. In Arabic, the group is also known as Daesh.
An example of ISIS is the terrorist group that is known for kidnapping western journalists and aid workers as part of their tactics.
- Isis is defined as the Ancient Greek goddess of fertility in Egyptian mythology.
An example Isis is a statue or carving with the horns of a cow and a solar disk over her head.
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Latin, the goddess Isis, from Ancient Greek.
- (Islamism) Initialism of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (a terrorist group)
- One Greek writer, Achemachus, identified Proserpine with the Egyptian Isis.'
- ~ Nevertheless Egyptian cults, and particularly those of Serapis and Isis, found welcome acceptance on European soil; and the shrines of Egyptian deities were established in all the great cities of the Roman Empire.
- (1751) that the word Isis appears.
- Albellus and Clangula glaucion, the common golden-eye, have been described and figured (Eimbeck, Isis, 1831, 300, tab.
- Egyptian inscriptions indicate that the physician-priests sent their prescriptions to be dispensed by the priests of Isis when, accompanied by the chanter of incantations and spells, they visited the sick'.