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[is-ee-ak, iz-, ahy-see-] /ˈɪs iˌæk, ˈɪz-, ˈaɪ si-/
of or relating to Isis or the worship of Isis.
Also, Isiacal
[ih-sahy-uh-kuh l, ahy-sahy-] /ɪˈsaɪ ə kəl, aɪˈsaɪ-/ (Show IPA)
Origin of Isiac
1700-10; < Latin Īsiacus < Greek Īsiakós. See Isis, -ac Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It has been contended that this was a description of the Isiac temple in Rome.

    Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1 Plotinos (Plotinus)
  • It was of no avail to level to the ground the Isiac chapels, and to banish their ministers.

  • This is the sacred beetle, which is so often represented in ancient cameos and obelisks, and in the Isiac peplums of the mummies.

    Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis
  • We may mention here another inscribed tablet, the celebrated Isiac table in the Museum at Turin.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy

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