Isiac I"si*ac, a. [L. Isiacus, Gr. ?, fr. ?.] Pertaining to the goddess Isis; as, Isiac mysteries. [1913 Webster]

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  • isiac — ISIÁC, Ă I. adj. referitor la zeiţa Isis, la cultul acesteia. II. s. m. preot al zeiţei Isis. (< fr. isiaque, lat. isiacus, gr. isiakos) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Isiac — /is ee ak , iz , uy see /, adj. of or pertaining to Isis or the worship of Isis. Also, Isiacal /i suy euh keuhl, uy suy /. [1700 10; < L Isiacus < Gk Isiakós. See ISIS, AC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Isiac — adjective /ˈɪsɪæk,ˈaɪsɪæk/ of or pertaining to the goddess Isis or her worship …   Wiktionary

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  • mystery religion — Any of various secret cults of the Greco Roman world. Derived from primitive tribal ceremonies, mystery religions reached their peak of popularity in Greece in the first three centuries AD. Their members met secretly to share meals and take part… …   Universalium

  • Isis — This article discusses the ancient goddess Isis. For other uses, see Isis (disambiguation). Isis The goddess Isis is portrayed as a woman, wearing a headress shaped like a throne; sometimes she is also shown with bird s wings. Goddess of… …   Wikipedia

  • Bembine Tablet — The Bembine Tablet, the Bembine Table of Isis or the Mensa Isiaca (Isiac Tablet) was an elaborate tablet of bronze with enamel and silver inlay of probable Roman origin and mimicking Egyptian style. It was used by the 17th century hermeticist… …   Wikipedia

  • Aelvrvs — AELVRVS, i, Gr. Αἴλουρος, ου, heißt eigentlich eine Katze. Weil nun die Aegyptier ihrer Göttinn Bubastis, welche nichts anders, als der Mond oder die Diana, war, die Katzen gewiedmet hatten, lablonski Panth. Aegypt. L. III. c. 3. und sie selbst… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Apis — APIS, is, oder ĭdos, Gr. Ἄπις, ιδος. 1 §. Namen. Er war ein lebendiger natürlicher Ochs, und soll von dem ebräischen Abh, Vater, seyn benannt worden. Voss. Theol. gent. L. I. c. 29. Da aber der stärkste Grund solcher Ableitung darauf beruhet, daß …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

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