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" It is now easy to understand why a savage should desire to partake of the flesh of an animal or man whom he regards as divine. By eating the body of the god he shares in the god's attributes and powers. "
Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books - Page 18
by Herodotus - 1895
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, Volume 2

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1890
...consequently the more chiefs he slew the greater did his divinity become." • It is now easy to understand why a savage should desire to partake of the flesh of an animal or man whom he regards as divine. By eating the body of the god he shares in the god's attributes and powers. And...
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Eating of the Gods

Jan Kott, Boleslaw Taborski, Edward J. Czerwinski - Fiction - 1987 - 334 pages
...multigeneity of the cosmos (Vol. II. p. i i9). i5. Frazer, op. tit., p. 543: "It is now easy to understand why a savage should desire to partake of the flesh of an animal or man whom he regards as divine. By eating the body of the god he shares the god's attributes and powers. , ....
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The Golden Bough

James George Frazer - Social Science - 2002 - 756 pages
...consequently the more chiefs he slew the greater did his divinity become." It is now easy to understand why a savage should desire to partake of the flesh of an animal or man whom he regards as divine. By eating the body of the god he shares in the god's attributes and powers. And...
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From Primitive to Indigenous: The Academic Study of Indigenous Religions

James Leland Cox - Religion - 2007 - 194 pages
...such as occurred in the cult of the Greek god Dionysus. Frazer observes: 'It is now easy to understand why a savage should desire to partake of the flesh of an animal or man whom he regards as divine. By eating the body of the god he shares in the god's attributes and powers' (1963:...
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