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Date Posted: 22:44:43 12/10/04 Fri
Author: Jim T
Author Host/IP: ool-435218bc.dyn.optonline.net / 67.82.24.188
Subject: Re: Not the Zephyr winds...
In reply to: black755 's message, "Re: Not the Zephyr winds..." on 12:05:57 01/09/04 Fri

"Zephyr wind" translates to the west wind.
There are, for purposes of the science of the time, four great winds (north, south, east, west). I'm only guessing but perhaps the west (Zephyr) wind wasn't blowing that day so Isis needed to hitch a ride with her sister. ;-)

>>I found a vid clip of Andrea's transformation into
>>Isis - <a rel=nofollow target=_blank href="http://www.70slivekidvid.com/isis.htm">http://www.70slivekidvid.com/isis.htm</a> - but
>>instead of calling upon the Zephyr Winds as she
>>normally did to fly, she invokes a "Sister goddess,
>>Rohalind" (no idea on the spelling). So,my question
>>is, who is this Rohalind goddess? I can't find any
>>reference to her in Egyptian mythology nor in general
>>web searches (but again, no clue if I'm using the
>>right spelling).
>>
>>Can anyone give me a clue?
>>
>>Thanks in advance!
>>
>>Peace,
>>
>
>I'll go out on a limb and suggest that Rohalind isn't
>a real goddess. The name is probably an amagram or
>nickname for someone who worked on or near the Isis
>set at the time. A writer's way of paying homage to
>that person I would guess.
>
>If you really want to speculate, maybe the producers
>were trying to float the idea of a "sister goddess" as
>a possible spin-off series. The great thing about the
>superhero genre is that your can rewrite mythology at
>will. Look at Wonder Woman, Thor, etc.
>
>Chuck

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