Ancient art and ritual

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Henry Holt, 1913 - Philosophy - 256 pages
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LC: 2593332
Related Subjects: Art, Primitive. | Cults. | Aesthetics.

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Page 17 - The accompanying inscription sets forth that "this is the form of him whom one may not name, Osiris of the mysteries, who springs from the returning waters.
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Page 58 - And then fall they to banquet and feast, to leape and daunce aboute it, as the Heathen people did at the dedication of their idolles, whereof this is a perfect patterne, or rather the thyng itself.
Page 58 - ... painted with variable colours, with two or three hundred men, women, and children, following it with great devotion.
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