Essays Tagged: "ISIS"

This is a two page essay describing cleopatra's poltical strategies in egypt.

rough archaeology. The best representation of Cleopatra through archaeology would have to be her as Isis would on the south wall relief of the temple at Hathor at Dendera. This relief portrays her as ... t Hathor at Dendera. This relief portrays her as having many life events in common with the Goddess Isis. Even though the whole idea of Cleopatra being identified with Isis was mainly used for Egyptia ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Beliefs of the ancient egyptians.

This family consisted of nine of the most powerful divinities: Atum, Shu, Tefnut, Geb, Nut, Osiris, Isis, Nephtyhs, and Horus. "The Great Ennead" controlled just about everything according to Egyptian ... s.As in most myths, someone will be seen plotting against the most powerful god. One story tells of Isis, the daughter of Thoth (who was known for his magical powers as well as knowledge and writing). ...

(11 pages) 137 0 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Ancient Eyptian Religion.

ut, who became the sky.- Ra: over-all ruler- Geb and Nut's two sons: Set and Osiris; two daughters: Isis and Nephthys- Osiris: succeeded Ra as king of the earth; helped by Isis, his sister-wife- Set: ... ed Ra as king of the earth; helped by Isis, his sister-wife- Set: hated his brother and killed him- Isis: embalmed Osiris' body with the help of the god Anubis- Anubis: god of embalming- Isis: resurre ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

What was the role of Osiris in the Egyptian concepts of immortality and life after death?

roducing a civilized Egypt, he decided to teach the rest of the world. He left his wife and sister, Isis as ruler during his absence. However, while away on his missions to bring civilization to the r ... trunk and begins to attract attention. Among the people who's attention is attracted is his sister Isis who realizes the contents of the chests and takes the body of her dead brother home where she p ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparison of Christianity, Mithraism, and the Cult of Isis

Comparison of Christianity, Mithraism, and the Cult of Isis There is a division of religions referred to as mystery religions. This simply means tha ... ty is classified as one of these mystery religions. There are two others, Mithraism and the cult of Isis, which are very similar, while still having many differences that set it apart from Christianit ... ferences that set it apart from Christianity. Mithraism is an ancient religion of Iran. The cult of Isis originates in Egypt. In ancient times before the Roman Empire, there was strong rivalry between ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Egyptian Civilization

came the sky. Ra ruled over all. Geb and Nut later had two sons, Set and Osiris, and two daughters, Isis and Nephthys. Osiris succeeded Ra as king of the earth, helped by Isis, his sister-wife. Set, h ... king of the earth, helped by Isis, his sister-wife. Set, however, hated his brother and killed him. Isis then embalmed her husband's body with the help of the god Anubis, who thus became the god of em ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Pompeii: Some primary sources for pompeii and descriptions of thier purpose. On funeral and burial practices

sical remains from the ancient city it would be referred as a reliable source to work off.Temple of IsisThe temple of Isis is located at the north-west part of the city. This cult originated in Egypt ... e cities remains after the eruption. These rooms show the wall paintings removed from the temple of Isis in Pompeii in the years 1764-66. Their style is typical of the Hellenistic-Roman artistic tradi ...

(5 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Egyptian Relgion

d two children, Shu and Tefnut who gave birth to Geb and Nut. Geb and Nut had four children Osiris, Isis, Set, and Nephthys. Re is represented in many ways.One way as a child resting on the lotus from ... n calendar (which consisted of 360 days), she was able to give birth to four children: Osiris, Set, Isis, and Nephthys. Nut is represented by a woman with an elongated body, touching the earth with he ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Monuments Of The Greko Roman Museum

ments were made only for heroes, gods and special people. Alexander was the hero of Egypt.Statue of Isis: Isis was a powerful goddess in the Graeco-Roman Times this is showed to us in this statue sinc ... se, or a palace. This statue was burned a few times but very lightly and unnoticeably.The statue of Isis is made of marble, its about 1 m 60 cm high and about 70 cm wide on the bottom. It has a 30 cm ...

(3 pages) 523 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

“James Henry Breasted put it best when he said, “There

d two children, Shu and Tefnut who gave birth to Geb and Nut. Geb and Nut had four children Osiris, Isis, Set, and Nephthys. Re is represented in many ways.One way as a child resting on the lotus from ... n calendar (which consisted of 360 days), she was able to give birth to four children: Osiris, Set, Isis, and Nephthys. Nut is represented by a woman with an elongated body, touching the earth with he ...

(6 pages) 408 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

ISIS

States's campaign against the Sunni extremist group known as, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).In his address, Obama authorized the use of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. Obama also menti ... ed to help the government fight the militant group. Obama vowed to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS with routine airstrikes in northern. Obama declared that "we will not get dragged into another ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

ISIS Has Us Over A Barrel

MacroeconomicsSeptember 28, 2014Aaron MagazineISIS Has Us Over A BarrelISIS has become one of the wealthiest terrorist groups in history. Accordin ... ch as three million dollars a day with the majority of the funds coming from the illegal oil trade. ISIS has been gradually taking over oil assets in Syria the past three years and now has control of ... group relies on the cooperation of locals. There are about 8 million people living in the territory ISIS controls that desperately need fuel and energy supplies, and they are producing about 70,000 ba ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues