The origin of pagan idolatry ascertained from historical testimony and circumstantial evidence, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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F. and C. Rivingtons, 1816 - Body, Mind & Spirit
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Contents

Apollo
6
Janus 207
8
9 Hercules
9
Vulcan Hephestus Phtha Amraun
10
this theory 400
11
Mercury Hermes Thoth HermAnubis Theutates Tuisto Twash ta Tat Datta Buddha Sacya
12
Mars Ares TheusAres
13
Osiris Horus Serapis 208
15
Adonis Attis 209
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Brahma Vishnou Siva 211
19
Hu Beli Belatucader Abellion
20
Vitzliputzli 212
22
Sabianism united to Demonolatry
31
The high antiquity of the fable of the four ages may be gathered from
32
Parallel traditions of the Iroquois
38
From Demonolatry and Sabianism united sprang Materialism which
40
HI The whole history of the great mother corresponds with her navicular cha
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The longevity of the antediluvian patriarchs
49
The human character of the great mother
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On the antediluvian auddihrnan history as exhibited the Zend
58
Examples of the hermaphroditic divinity Kites of his priests
72
the solar orb 228
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It is also confirmed by profane history
78
Remarks on the early history contained in the ZendAvesta
79
The worship of the sacred Omphalos
82
Though pagan Idolatry was fundamentally the same in every part
86
Mythological prayers of the Parsees
88
The sacred navel was the same as the mystic cups and shields
91
A view of the mode in which Idolatry may be supposed to have originated
99
The materials of the ZendAvestaic history seem to be genuine though
104
SyroGrecian account of the deluge from Lucian
110
CHAPTER II
111
Druidical account of the deluge
130
Persian account of the deluge
136
Egyptian statement of the doctrine 120
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Remarks on the sacred books
152
The preceding remarks will account for a curious local variety in
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CHAPTER IV
161
The pantheistic great mother r
169
Local floods produced by the alleged submersion of a city or an island
171
Respecting the mundane and arkite egg
175
Local floods produced by an irruption of the sea
176
Gothic or Scythian cosmogony 213
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Respecting the division of the gentile mythologists into two great
233
Respecting the general mode of computing time by weeks
234
Japanese cosmogony
249
Remarks on the piayers 90
256
The demiurgic triads of the Orphic aud Platouic systems
263
His birth on mount Meru
267
Ishuren Iswara Siva Brahma Vishnou Crishna 271
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BOOK II
279
The Trimurti of Hindostan is the same as the classical triad of Jupi
285
The general aspect of the earth having experienced no alteration from
290
An inquiry into the real scite of Paradise
297
Hu Dylan Dwyvan Hoc Aeddon
304
Respecting pagan tra?tscripts of Paradise and mount Ararat
314
Buddha
328
Buddha of Ceylon Gautameh
339
Olympus was a local transcript of Mcru 04 the Paradisiacal Ararat
344
Buddha of CochinChina Tonquin Japan and Tartary
348
Parnassus whether Indian or Greek Atlas Snowdon and CaderIdris
351
Buddha of Iran Aboudad Mahabad
352
Respecting the connection of Paradise and Ararat with conse
357
Buddha of the Celts
360
HI The Paradisiacal islands are the classical Elysium
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agreeably to the express testimony of Demetrius
366
Mystical intercommunion of the Earth the Ark and Hades as exemplified
374
symbolical Moon
378
Hercules
381
Universality and origin of its connection with the Moon
384
Mercury Hermes
387
The Hela of the Goths is the Elysium of the Greeks and the Ila of
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Thoth
399
Pag Idol vol 1 c
401
On the origin and import of the veneration paid to the bull
402
Mendes Pan
405
The worship of the lion
411
Mithras
413
Respecting certam remarkable opinions which the Gentiles enter tained of the Sun 215
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The origination of the symbols of the bull the lion and the eagle must
419
MarsCamulus or Cadmilus
422
Respecting the birth of the Buddhic god from a virgin
431
Concerning the identity and astronomical character of the great
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