Egyptian - Mother-goddess, goddess of medicine, fertility-goddess, moon-goddess. Queen of heaven. Daughter of Geb and Nut. Sister of Nephthys and Set. Sister and wife of Osiris. Mother of Anubis and Horus. She is said to have introduced marriage and had the ability to change into any form she desired. On one occasion when Osiris and Set, both in the form of bulls, were fighting, she is said to have killed them both. When her husband, Osiris, was put into a box and thrown into the Nile by his brother Set, she rescued his body, mourning in the form of a bird and conceived their son Horus. When Set again took the body, cut it into fourteen pieces and threw them into the Nile, she recovered the pieces and brought her husband back to life. She and Nephthys are known as the Weeping Sisters from their wailing at the death of Osiris. She found the infant Anubis hidden in the reeds by his mother, Nephthys, and raised him as her own. Wearing the headdress of horns enclosing the disc of the sun, she is Hathor, the cow-goddess. Her cow'shead was given to her by Thoth to replace her own head which had been cut off by Horus who was angry with her for releasing Set who had been captured in battle. She became a goddess by devious means, making a serpent from earth and Ra's spittle. The snake bit the sungod and he was persuaded to speak his secret name, Ran, so conferring immortality on Isis. Her function as a goddess was, with Nephthys, guardian of the coffin of the dead. In the Greek story, Isis (Io) turned the girl Iphis into a swan. She is represented in the sky as Sirius and is often depicted with long wings, as a snow white heifer, a hippopotamus, a serpent or a queen standing on a crescent. Also commonly called Isis, Aset, Aset, Ast, Ast, Aust, Aust, Eset, Eset, Esu, Esu, Eshu, Lady of the Beginning, Lady of the Beginning, Lady of the Emerald, Lady of the Emerald, Lady of the Turquoise, Lady of the Turquoise, Our Lady, Our Lady, Queen of Heaven, Queen of Heaven, Anat, Arinna, Astarte, Edjo, Hebat, Hera, Holy Mother, Hsi Wang Mu, Inanna, Juno, Marishiten, Matron of the Measure, Tara, T'ien Hou, Vajravarahi, Astarte, Juno, sacred birds, sacred birds, birds, Ainu Ahura Mazda, Amaterasu, Apollo, Athena, Helius, Hermes, Mercury, Mithra, Nyx, Tammuz, Zas Arawn, Artemis, China, Fukurokuju, Kwannon, Lares, Mannanan, Perseus, Shou Shen, Thoth Apollo, Asclepius, Angerbode Brac, Cronus, Odin, Saturn, Yama Juno Aphrodite, Astarte Ararjatis, Ataragatis, Hachiman, Venus Dusara, Jupiter Egypt Apollo, Baba, Brahma, Dionysus, Egypt, Eros, Epona, Horus, Iris, Kaltesh, Mars, Ops, Osiris, Seb, Thoth, Vishnu Isis Apollo, Here, Tethys Zoastrianism Asclepius, Inara Ketu, Minerva Brahma, Lakshmi, Sarasvati Apollo, Melkarth Asclepius, Noah, Odin Saturn Aphrodite, Venus Hera, Sweden Aphrodite, Isis Aphrodite, Venus Aztecs, Maya Apollo, Ares Heracles, Izanagi, Izanami Ares Triptolemus Amaterasu, Star of the Sea, Star of the Sea, Unt, Unt, Watch Merti, Watch Merti, Nephthys, Mert, As(e)t, As(e)t, Eenohebis, Eenohebis, Great Mother, Great Mother, Ama-arhus, Anaitis, Astarte, Ate, Cybele, Hathor, Ma, Magna Mater, Mami, Mamitu, Mater Turrita, Nekhbet, Lady of Turquoise, Lady of Turquoise, Hes(a)t, Hes(a)t, Iahu, Iahu, Elath-Iahu, Horus, Set, Mother of God, Mother of God, Sakhmet, Sakhmet, Bast, Great Cat, Lady of the West, Mighty One, Mut, Powerful, The, Sachmet, Sekhauit, Sakhautet, Sekhem, Sekhet, Sekhmet, Sekmet, Semetet, Eye of Ra, Mekhit, Sechmet, Sekhautet, Sek(h)met, The Powerful, Babaylonian Allat, Greek Sakhmis, Thousand Named, Thousand Named, Urethekau, Urethekau, Werethekau, Greek Athena, Greek Athena, Menrfa, Minerva, Neith, Sirl, Tauret, Thoueris, Ushas, Demeter, Demeter, Amphictyonis, Da-Meter, Damater, Deo, Doso, Good Goddess, Grain Mother, Hermione, Mangata, Mother Da, Thesmophorus, Three Eponae, Achaiva, Black Demeter, Chloe, Da-meter, Deo, Erinys, Ga Metre, Ge Metre Gemeter, Hermione, Mother Earth, Thesmorphorus, White Goddess, Egyptian Isis, Italic Damatar, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Ceres, Dea Dia, Isia, Isia, Io, Io, Stella Maris, Stella Maris, Manat, Manat, Manatum, Ziza, Ziza or Zizi.

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