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[is-ee-ak, iz-, ahy-see-]
  1. of or relating to Isis or the worship of Isis.
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Also I·si·a·cal [ih-sahy-uh-kuh l, ahy-sahy-] /ɪˈsaɪ ə kəl, aɪˈsaɪ-/.

Origin of Isiac

1700–10; < Latin Īsiacus < Greek Īsiakós. See Isis, -ac
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • We may mention here another inscribed tablet, the celebrated Isiac table in the Museum at Turin.

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