ISIS

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ISIS

abbreviation for International Study of Infarct Survival.

ISIS

International Species Information System.
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75) A positive interpretation of Lucius' emotionally driven religious awakening, however, is problematic because Lucius' emotional volatility is crucial to his initiation into magic as well as his initiations into the cult of Isis.
And no one at all is in any danger of being gulled into the cult of Isis.
Apuleius' motive, his hidden agenda, for including this conversion story and paean to the cult of Isis into his racy novel has long been the subject of speculation.
The cult of Isis, though it contains hidden secrets which must not be revealed to the profane, is open to all and visible to all, and by its diversity seems to embrace many members of society who intermingle with the gods themselves.
is directly associated to the cult of Isis, whereas poverty is linked to Hypata and practises of magic".
The power of Fortune has now been broken, and Lucius must devote himself to the cult of Isis, in fact becoming her slave.
41) We see now that on the place of Pancratius there had been the worshipping of Osiris and on the place of the cult of Falconilla there had been the cult of Isis.