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Nancy asks…

Needed facts about ancient egyptain goddess isis! thanks :)?

i need help for a school project of mine. i need to get 15 bold facts about the ancient egyptian goddess isis. i have found some on my own but cannot find anymore. help please!

Animal Deities answers:

Isis is the Egpytian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility.

She was worshiped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the matron of nature and magic.

The goddess Isis was the first daughter of Geb, god of the Earth, and Nut, the goddess of the Sky

Mother of Horus

Born on the fourth intercalary day.

In later myths about Isis, she had a brother, Osiris, who became her husband

Isis was instrumental in the resurrection of Osiris when he was murdered by Set. Her magical skills restored his body to life after she gathered the body parts that had been strewn about the earth by Set

This myth was very important to many Egyptian beliefs.

In later times, the Ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile River flooded every year because of her tears of sorrow for her dead husband, Osiris.

Her origins are uncertain, but are believed to have come from the Nile Delta.

At Pompeii, archaeological evidence reveals that Isis played a major role.

Temples to Isis were built in Iraq, Greece and Rome.

Sometimes she was depicted as holding a lotus, or, as a Sycamore tree.

She was depicted with her young child, Horus (the pharaoh), with a crown, and a vulture.

The star Sept (Sirius) is associated with Isis.

There, that should be 15 facts.
The worship of Isis eventually spread throughout the Greco-Roman world, continuing until the suppression of paganism in the Christian era.

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