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This airticle discusses the auncient Egyptian goddess Isis. For ither uisses, see Isis (disambiguation).
Isis
Major cult centrer= Philae, Abydos


Isis (Auncient Greek: Ἶσις, oreeginal Egyptian pronunciation mair likely Aset) is a goddess in Auncient Egyptian releegious beliefs, whose wirship spread throuoot the Greco-Roman warld. She wis wirshippit as the ideal mither an wife as well as the patroness o natur an magic. She wis the friend o slaves, sinners, airtisans, an the dountrodden, an she listened tae the prayers o the walthy, maidens, aristocrats, an rulers.[1] Isis is aften depictit as the mither o Horus, the hawk-heidit god o war an protection (awtho in some tradeetions Horus's mither wis Hathor). Isis is kent as protector o the deid an goddess o childer.

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  1. R.E Witt, Isis in the Ancient World, p. 7, 1997, ISBN 978-0-8018-5642-6