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" Isis is, in fact, the female principle of Nature, and is receptive of every form of generation, in accord with which she is called by Plato c the gentle nurse and the all-receptive, and by most people has been called by countless names, since, because... "
The Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed - Page 80
by Moustafa Gadalla - 2007 - 319 pages
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Les textes de Nag Hammadi: Colloque du Centre d'Histoire des Religions ...

Jacques É Ménard - Religion - 1975 - 203 pages
...between Isis, whose image is to be found in Egypt, • See also below p. 94. 7 FLUTABCH continues : « in accord with which she is called by Plato the « gentle nurse » and the all receptive ». According to ALEXANDEB OF LYCOPOLIS, Adv. M an. PLATO calls matter « all receiving»...
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Gods and the One God

Robert McQueen Grant - Religion - 1988 - 211 pages
...about Isis, she is essentially equivalent to Matter, hence not really a creator deity. He says she is the female principle of nature, and is receptive of every form of generation, and therefore is called by Plato "gentle nurse" and "all-receptive" and by most people has been called...
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The Concept of Woman: The Aristotelian Revolution, 750 BC-AD 1250, Volume 1

Prudence Allen - Femininity (Philosophy) - 1997 - 583 pages
...changing her identity: Isis, is, in facr, the female ptinciple of Nature, and is receprive of evety form of generation, in accord with which she is called by Plato the gentle nurse and the all .receptive, and by most people has been called countless names, since, because of the force of...
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White Men Aren’t

Thomas DiPiero - Social Science - 2002 - 338 pages
...perceptible world (5:131). Osiris's unchanging and animating soul counters Isis's materiality. She represents "the female principle of Nature, and is receptive of every form of generation" (5:129) and "because of the force of Reason, she turns herself to this thing or that and is receptive...
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Egyptian Romany: The Essence of Hispania

Moustafa Gadalla - History - 2004 - 272 pages
...creatures. Accordingly, Ancient Egyptians called her Auset (Isis) with the 10,000 Names/Attributes. Plutarch took note of that and wrote in his Moralia...which she is called by Plato the gentle nurse and the alt-receptive, and by most people has been called by countless names, since, because of the force of...
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