Isis, Greek and Roman Epithets

Adrasteia-Inescapable; Goddess of Righteous Anger
Agathe Tyche or Eutyche-Good Fortune
Aigyptia-the Egyptian
Augusta-Exalted One
Domina-Mistress
Epeekos-She Who Hearkens
Educatrix-Nurse
Euploia-Fair Voyage
Fortuna-Fortune
Hygieia-Healer/Health
Hydria-Water
Invicta-Unconquered
Karpophoros-Who Produces the Fruit of the Land
Karpotokos-Dispenser of Wealth
Kourotrophos-Midwife
Kuria-Sovereign
Lactans-Nursing
Medica-Healer
Megale-Great
Megiste-Very Great
Melaenis-Black or Dark One
Myrionymus-She of Countless Names
Mystis-She Who Initiates
Mysteria-Mysterious One
Nemesis-Divine Justice/Vengeance
Nepherses-of the Beautiful Throne
Nephremmis-of the Beautiful Arms
Panagia-All Holy
Panbasileia-All Ruling
Panthea-All Goddess
Pantocrateira-Almighty
Pantokrator-All Ruling; All Powerful
Pelagia-Of the Sea
Pharia-of Pharos Lighthouse
Phosphoros-Light Bringer
Ploutodoteira-Who Gives Wealth
Polonymos-She of Countless Names
Polymorphos-Many Formed
Protogeneia-First Born
Psychopompos-Soul Guide
Regina-Queen
Regina Caeli-Queen of Heaven
Soteira-Savoir
Stella Maris-Star of the Sea
Theotokos-God Bearer
Thesmophorus-Law Giver
Triumphalis-War Goddess of Trumpets
Tyche-Fortune
Victrix-Conqueror

English Epithets
Almighty
Great Goddess
Lady
Mistress
Mistress of All Things Forever
Mistress of the Sea
Protectress of Sailors
Queen
Supremely Powerful Goddess
Whose Eye Sees Everything Everywhere on the Face of Land and Sea

Isis-Aphrodite

Born by Uranus, the Son of Night on the Gleaming Waves of the Sea
Fire of Hades
The Underworld’s Wedding Song
Loves of the Goddess Cyprus

Cult Centers
Alexandrine-Alexandria
Memphitis-of Memphis
Tachnepsis-
Taposirias-of Abusir
Esenchebis-in Chembis

Sources

Bricault, Laurent. Les Cultes Isiaques Dans Le Monde Greco-romain (La Roue a Livres / Documents Book 66). Les Belles Lettres, 2013. (page 295 for Esenchebis)

Britcault, Laurent. “Isis Nepherses” in Egyptian Religion: The Last Thousand Years Part 1. edited by Willy Clarysse, Antoon Schoors and Harco Willems. Peeters, 1998.

Bricault, Laurent. “Du nom des images d’Isis polymorphe.” C. Bonnet, J. Rüpke et P. Scarpi (éd.), Religions orientales-culti misterici. Neue Perspektiven-nouvelles perspectives-prospettive nuove (2006): 75-94.

Bricault, Laurent. Isis, dame des flots. Volume 7 Ægyptiaca Leodiensia. C.I.P.L, 2006. page 13

Capron, Laurent. “Déclarations fiscales du Temple de Soknopaiou Nêsos: éléments nouveaux,” in Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik. Bd. 165, Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, Bonn (Germany). (2008), pp. 133-160.

Cyrino, Monica S.  Aphrodite. (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World Series).  Routledge, 2010.

Donalson, Malcolm Drew. The Cult of Isis in the Roman Empire: Isis Invicta. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2003.

Dunand, Francoise. Isis, Mere Des Dieux. Babel Actes Sud, 2008. pages 151 and 154.

Fideler, David R. Alexandria Vol 3: The Journal of Western Cosmological Traditions. (Phanes Press, 1995), 58 and 65.

Witt, Reginald Eldred. Isis in the Ancient World.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

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