was the greatest and most important goddess of all Egyptian mythology.
She was known for her skills in healing and magic. She was the ultimate
wife and mother. She was one of the kindest beings in Egyptian
mythology. One of Isisís best known acts was searching for her
husbandís, Osirus, body after Set killed him. ( to learn more go to
the story of Isis and Osirus)
Many statues and paintings show Isis caring for her son Horus, so
that one day he could avenge his father. Isis protected Horus during his
created the first cobra (
to learn more go to the story of Isis and Osirus)
In conclusion Isis was
a great magician and healer. She was kind to all and the most powerful
goddess in all Egyptian mythology.
In an example of
Isisís kindness is the story of ď Isis and the seven scorpionsĒ
When Isis was
searching for Horusís body seven scorpions protected her. After
searching for many nights they were passing through a town. When the
noble woman of that town saw them she slammed the door on Isis.
Isis was taking refuge in the home of a peasant six of the scorpions
gave there poison to the seventh. the seventh scorpion inserted the
poison into his stinger. Then he went to get revenge on the woman by
stinging her son. The noblewoman went to ask Isis for help. Isis went to
spoke magic words and named the scorpions. Since she controlled the
scorpions now she also controlled their poison. She expelled the poison
from the boy and he was able to live many more years.