The Cults of the Greek States, Volume 2

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Clarendon Press, 1896 - Cults - 10 pages
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Page 749 - ... nunc o caeruleo creata ponto, quae sanctum Idalium Uriosque apertos quaeque Ancona Cnidumque harundinosam colis quaeque Amathunta quaeque Golgos quaeque Durrachium Hadriae tabernam, 15 acceptum face redditumque votum, si non illepidum neque invenustum est.
Page 747 - ... simulacrum deae non effigie humana, continuus orbis latiore initio tenuem in ambitum metae modo exsurgens; et ratio in obscuro.
Page 609 - Lunae, Dianae, Proserpinae, et cum super terras est, creditur esse Luna; cum in terris, Diana; cum sub terris, Proserpina...
Page 760 - Libano fingitur capite obnupto, specie tristi, faciem manu laeva intra amictum sustinens, lacrimae visione conspicientium manare creduntur.
Page 456 - Odyssey, and once in connection with 6a\vcria* as goddess of fruitful fields. There is plenty of evidence to show that " Artemis in the earliest Greek religion was an earthgoddess, associated essentially and chiefly with the wild life and growth of the fields and with human birth.
Page 758 - in sacris Phrygiis, quae Matris deum dicunt, per annos singulos arbor pinea caeditur, et in media arbore simulacrum uvenis subligatur.
Page 436 - ... in the earliest times of the rite an actual bear-skin was worn by the dancers...
Page 759 - Evenerat autem eisdem diebus, annuo cuisu complete, Adonea ritu veteri celebrari, amato Veneris (ut fabulae fingunt), apri dente ferali delete, quod in adulto flore sectarum est indicium frugum. Et visum est triste, quod amplam urbem principumque domicilium introeunte imperatore tune 3 primum, ululabiles undique planctus et lugubres sonus audiebantur. 16. Hie patientiae eius et lenitudinis documentum leve quidem apparuit, sed mirandum. Thalassium quendam ex proximo libellorum, insidiatorem...
Page 656 - Adonis, in short, is the Swine-god, and in this, as in many other cases, the sacred victim has been changed by false interpretation into the enemy of the god.

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