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" Osiris, tells us,* that the theology of the Egyptians had two meanings ; the one holy and symbolical, the other vulgar and literal ; and consequently that the figures of animals which they had in their temples, and which they seemed to adore, were only... "
Les voyages de Cyrus: avec un discours sur la théologie et la mythologie des ... - Page 139
by Ramsay (Chevalier, Andrew Michael) - 1802
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A new Cyropaedia or the travels of Cyrus, Volume 2

Andrew Michael Ramsay - History - 1779
...juft medium between thefe" two extremes. Plutarch in his treatife ofJ/wand Oßris,te\]s us (a). » That the Theology of the Egyptians had two » meanings ; the one holy and fymbolical ; the other »vulgar and literal; and confequently that the figu>» res of animals which...
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Nueva Ciropedia: ó, Los viages de Ciro joven, con un discurso ..., Volume 3

Andrew Michael Ramsey - Voyages, Imaginary - 1799
...his treatise of Isis « tint, de laid. 8c Osir. pgg 354. and Osiris', tells us, „that the theo logy of the Egyptians had two meanings ; the one holy and...and 'which they seemed to adore , were ,only so many hieroglyphicks to represent the divine attributes." Pursuant to his distinction , he ,says , that Osiris...
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The Travels of Cyrus: To which is Annexed, a Discourse Upon the Theology and ...

Ramsay (Chevalier, Andrew Michael), Nicolas Fréret - Mythology - 1814 - 404 pages
...the just medium between these two extremes. Plutarch, in his treatise of Isis and Osiris, tells us,* that the theology of the Egyptians had two meanings...signifies the active principle, or the most holy Being ;*!• Isis the wisdom or rule of his operation ; Orus the first production of his power, the model...
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The Travels of Cyrus: To which is Annexed A Discourse Upon the Theology and ...

Ramsay (Chevalier, Andrew Michael), Nicolas Fréret - Voyages, Imaginary - 1814 - 404 pages
...the just medium between the>se two extremes. Plutarch, in his treatise of Isis and Osiris, tells us,* that the theology of the Egyptians had two meanings...adore, were only so many hieroglyphics to represent thu divine attributes. Pursuant to this distinction, he says that Osiris signifies the active principle,...
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The light of other days; or, The lesson of Nineveh

T. Dalton - 1852
...reported to have said, in his treatise of Isis and Osris, will apply to the subject generally — " The theology of the Egyptians had two meanings, the...symbolical, the other vulgar and literal, and consequently the figures of animals which they had in their temples, and which they seemed to adore, were only so...
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages. In Three ..., Volume 1

Lydia Maria Francis Child - Religions - 1855
...theology had two meanings ; the one holy and symbolical, the other vulgar and literal ; consequently, the figures of animals, which they had in their temples,...hieroglyphics, to represent the divine attributes." Damascius, a Platonic philosopher of the fifth century, says : " The Egyptian philosophers of our time...
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages, Volume 1

Lydia Maria Francis Child - Religions - 1855
...of that First God, who is the Lord of all things, to be discerned only by the mind. Their theology had two meanings ; the one holy and symbolical, the other vulgar and literal ; consequently, the figures of animals, which they had in their temples, and which they seemed to adore,...
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages. In Three ..., Volume 1

Lydia Maria Francis Child - Religions - 1855
...of that First God, who is the Lord of all things, to be discerned only by the mind. Their theology had two meanings ; the one holy and symbolical, the other vulgar and literal ; consequently, the figures of animals, which they had in their temples, and which they seemed to adore,...
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The Gods and Religions of Ancient and Modern Times, Volume 2

De Robigne Mortimer Bennett - Mythology - 1880
...of that first God, who is the Lord of all things, to be discerned only by the mind. Their theology had two meanings, the one holy and symbolical, the other vulgar and literal ; consequently the figures of animals, which they had in their temples, and which they seemed to adore,...
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The Science of Correspondences Elucidated: The Key to the Heavenly and True ...

Benjamin Fiske Barrett, Thomas Goyder, Robert Hindmarsh - Bible - 1883 - 742 pages
..."<]• " Plutarch, in his treatise of Isis and Osiris, tells us (Plut. tie Lrid and Osir., p. 354), that the theology of the Egyptians had two meanings...animals which they had in their temples, and which they seem to adore, were only so many hieroglyphics to represent the Divine attributes. Pursuant to this...
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