Aset References


Alvar, Jaime. Romanising Oriental Gods: Myth, Salvation and Ethics in the Cults of Cybele, Isis and Mithras. Brill Academic Pub, 2008.

Arslan, Ermanno, ed. Iside: Il mito, il mistero, la magia. Milan: Electa, 1997.

Ashby, Solange. “Calling Out to Isis: the Enduring Nubian Presence at Philae.” PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2016.

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

Bricault, Laurent. Recueil des Inscriptions Concernant les Cultes Isiaques: Vols. 1 and 2. Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, 2005.

Bricault, Laurent and Miguel John Versluys, ed. Isis on the Nile: Egyptian Gods in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt: Proceedings of the IVth International Conference of Isis Studies, Liege, November 27-29, 2008. Brill Academic Pub, 2010.

Bricault, Laurent, Miguel John Versluys and Paul G. P. Meyboom, ed. Nile into Tiber: Egypt in the Roman World: Proceedings of the IIIrd International Conference of Isis Studies, Leiden, May 11-14 2005. Brill, 2006.

Bricault, Laurent, ed. Power, Politics and the Cults of Isis: Proceedings of the Vth International Conference of Isis Studies, Boulogne-sur-Mer, October 13-15, 2011. (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World). Brill Academic Publishers, 2014.

Coppens, Filip. The Wabet: Tradition and Innovation in Temples of the Ptolemaic and Roman Period. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2007.

Corsu, France Le. Isis: Mythe et Mysteres (Collection d’Etudes Mythologiques). Paris: Societe d’Edition Les Belles Lettres, 1977.

Cruz-Uribe, Eugene. The Demotic Graffiti from the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. Lockwood Press, 2016.

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

Dunand, Francoise. Le Culte d’Isis dans le Bassin Oriental de la Mediterranee (Etudes Preliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Dans L’empire Romain , Vol 26/1-3) (3 Volumes). Brill Academic Publishers, 1973.

Dunand, Francoise. Isis, Mere Des Dieux. Babel Actes Sud, 2008.

Gartland, Joan Wallace. “The Concept of Isis During the Egyptian Old Kingdom Based upon the Pyramid Texts.” Dissertation: University of Chicago, IL 1968.

Griffiths, J. Gwyn. The Isis-Book: Metamorphosis XI. Brill Academic Publishers, 1975.

Heyob, Sharon Kelly. The Cult of Isis Among Women in the Greco-Roman World. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1975.

Kockelmann, Holger. Praising the Goddess:  A Comparative and Annotated Re-Edition of Six Demotic Hymns and Praises Addressed to Isis.  New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008.

Kockelmann,  Holger and Erich Winter.  Philae III: Die Zweite Ostkolonnade des Tempels der Isis in Philae. (CO II und CO II K).  Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften/Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2016.

Lesko, Barbara. The Great Goddesses of Egypt. Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999.

MacQuitty, William. Island of Isis: Philae, Temple of the Nile.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1976.

Mair, Melissa. “The Transformation of a Goddess: Depictions of Isis throughout the Ancient Mediterranean World.” Dissertation: Emory University, 2012.

Münster, Maria. Untersuchungen zur Göttin Isis vom Alten Reich bis zum Ende des Neuen Reiches. Munchner Ägyptologische Studien 11. Berlin: Verlag Bruno Hessling, 1968.

Pinch, Geraldine. Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses and Traditions of Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Solmsen, Friedrich. Isis among the Greeks and Romans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979.

Stadler, Martin Andreas.  Isis, das göttliche Kind und die Weltordnung – Neue religiöse Texte aus dem Fayum nach dem Papyrus Wien D. 12006 rectoIn Kommission bei Verlag Brüder Hollinek, 2004.

Stadler, Martin Andreas. Théologie et culte au temple de Soknopaios: Etudes sur la Religion d’un Village Egyptien Pendant l’Epoque Romaine.  Paris: Cybele, 2017.

Wild, Robert A. Water in the Cultic Worship of Isis and Sarapis. Brill Academic Publishers, 1981.

Willems, Harco, and Filip Coppens, Marleen De Meyer and Peter Dils. The Temple of Shanhur: Volume 1. Peeters, 2003.

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

Zabkar, Louis V. Hymns to Isis in Her Temple at Philae. London: University Press of New England, 1988.

Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza au Primier Millenaire: Autour du Temple d’Isis Dame des Pyramides. Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1991.


Baldi, Marco. “Isis in Kush, a Nubian soul for an Egyptian goddess.” Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology 02 (2016): 97-121.

Baring, Anne and Jules Cashford. “Isis of Egypt: Queen of Heaven, Earth and the Underworld”. The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image. Anne Baring and Jules Cashford, ed. New York: Penguin. (1993) pp. 225-272.

Bleeker, C. J. “Isis and Nephthys as Wailing Women”. Numen 5 (1958), pp. 1-17.

Bleeker, C. J. “Isis as Saviour Goddess,” in S. G. F. Brandon, ed. The Saviour God: Comparative Studies in the Concept of Salvation. New York: Barnes and Noble, (1963), pp. 1-16.

Britcault, Laurent. “Isis Nepherses” in Egyptian Religion: The Last Thousand Years Part 1: Studies Dedicated to the Memory of Jan Quaegebeur. edited by Willy Clarysse, Antoon Schoors and Harco Willems. Peeters, (1998): pp. 522-527.

Bricault, Laurent. “Un trône pour deux.” Mythos. Numero 3, n. s., 2009, pp. 131-142.

Bricault, Laurent. “La diffusion isiaque: une esquisse.” Fremdheit-Eigenheit. Ägypten, Griechenland und Rom. Austausch und Verständnis (2004): 548-556.

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. “Un phare, une flotte, Isis, Faustine et l’annone.” Chronique d’Egypte 75, no. 149 (2000): 136-149.

Bricault, Laurent. “Isis dolente.” Bulletin de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale 92 (1992): 37-49.

Buhl, Marie-Louise. “The Goddesses of the Egyptian Tree Cult,” The Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Apr., 1947), 80-97.

Bumbaugh, Solange. “Meroitic Worship of Isis at Philae”. in Egypt in its African Context: Proceedings of the conference held at The Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, 2-4 October 2009. edited by Karen Exell. Archaeopress, 2011.

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.

Griffith, F Ll. “Meroitic Studies” in The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan., 1916), pp. 22-30.

Griffiths, J. Gwyn. “Isis.” in Ancient Gods Speak: A Guide to Egyptian Religion. edited by Donald Redford. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 169-172.

Kinsley, David. “Isis, Heavenly Queen,” in The Goddesses’ Mirror: Visions of the Divine from East to West. New York: State University of New York Press, 1989.

Tyldesley, Joyce. “Isis: Great of Magic,” in The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt. Penguin Books, 2011, pp. 198-212.

Rutherford, Ian. “Island of the Extremity: Space, Language and Power in the Pilgrimage Traditions of Philae.” In Pilgrimage and Holy Space in Late Antique Egypt. edited by David Frankfurter. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 1998, pp. 229-56.

Widmer, Ghislaine. “On Egyptian Religion at Soknopaiou Nesos in the Roman Period,” in Tebtynis und Soknopaiu Nesos. Leben im römerzeitlichen Fajum. Sandra Lippert. Harrassowitz Verlag, 2005, pp. 171-184.

Zabkar, Louis V. “Adaptation of the Ancient Egyptian Texts to the Temple Ritual at Philae”. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Vol. 66 (1980), pp. 127-136.

Zabkar, L. V. “Six Hymns to Isis in the Sanctuary of Her Temple at Philae and Their Theological Significance. Part I”. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 69, (1983), pp. 115-137.

Modern Works

Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Waters of Life: A Devotional Anthology for Isis and Serapis. Buchanan, Rebecca and Jeremy H. Baer, ed. Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2009.

Bolton, Chelsea  Luellon. Lady of Praise, Lady of Power: Ancient Hymns of the Goddess Aset. Lulu Press, 2016.

Bolton, Chelsea  Luellon. Queen of the Road:  Poetry of the Goddess Aset.  Lulu Press, 2016.

Bolton, Chelsea  Luellon. Magician, Mother and Queen: A Research Paper on the Goddess Aset.  Lulu Press, 2016.

Bolton, Chelsea Luellon.  Mother of Magic: Ancient Hymns for Aset.  Lulu Press, 2018.

Forrest, M. Isidora. Isis Magic: Cultivating a Relationship with the Goddess of Ten Thousand Names. Llewellyn Publications, 2001; Abiegnus House, 2013.

Forrest, M. Isidora. Offering to Isis: Knowing the Goddess Through Her Sacred Symbols. St. Paul: Llewellyn Publications, 2005.

Lewis, H. Jeremiah. The Balance of the Two Lands: Writings on Greco-Egyptian Polytheism. Nysa Press, 2009.

Nicoll, Kiya. The Traveller’s Guide to the Duat. Megalithica Books, 2012.

Regula, deTraci. The Mysteries of Isis: Her Worship and Magick. Llewellyn Publications, 1995.

Reidy, Richard. Eternal Egypt: Ancient Rituals for the Modern World. iUniverse, 2010.

Siuda, Tamara. The Ancient Egyptian Prayerbook. Illinois: Stargazer Design, 2009.

Siuda, Tamara.  The Ancient Egyptian Daybook.  Stargazer Design, 2016.

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