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date: 26 May 2019

Isis 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author(s):
Elizabeth KnowlesElizabeth Knowles

in Egyptian mythology, a goddess of fertility, wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Her worship spread to western Asia, Greece, and Rome, where she was identified with various local goddesses, and became the focus of one of the major mystery religions, involving enactment of the myth of the death and resurrection of ... ...

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