Ophiolatreia: An Account of the Rites and Mysteries Connected With the Origin, Rise and Development of Serpent Worship
An account of the rites & mysteries connected with the origin, rise & development of serpent worship in various parts of the world. Enriched with interesting traditions, and a full description of the celebrated serpent mounds & temples, the whole forming.
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