One Greek writer, Achemachus, identified Proserpine with the Egyptian Isis.'
The Thames about Oxford is often called the Isis.
Camden gave currency to the derivation of the word from the combination of the names Thame and Isis.
One of these groups is certainly of non-Jewish origin, as it conceives Mary as living in the temple somewhat after the manner of a vestal virgin or a priestess of Isis.
Among them the bright star Sirius was any I in special esteem; it was a goddess Sothis (Sopde), often be 1tified by the Egyptians with Isis.