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A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus and Its Connection with the Mystic Theology of the Ancients
Full view – Paul Thomas marked it as to-read Dec 26, HAVING last made a curious discovery, that in a Province of this Kingdom, and not fifty miles from its Capital, a sort of devotion is still paid to PRIAPUS, the obscene Divinity of the Ancients though under another denominationI thought it circumstance worth recording; particularly, as it offers a fresh proof of the similitude of the Popish and Pagan Religion, so well observed by Dr.
Mar 29, Peter J. Of all the rites which belonged to ancient polytheism, none were more furiously inveighed against by the zealous propagators of the Christian faith than the obscene ceremonies performed in the worship of Priapus, the god of procreation. Struck with this conformity in ancient and modern superstition, I made a collection of both the ancient and modern Amulets of this sort, and placed them together in the British Museum, where they remain.
Worsuip learned a lot about the long abandoned underlying Orphic philosophies behind the obscene Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Persian, and Indian phallic and yonic symbolism.
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.
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Nora marked it as to-read Jan 26, Mustafa Al-Laylah woeship it liked it Sep 28, Beth marked it as to-read Dec 27, Trivia About A Discourse on th BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 12, Middleton, in his celebrated Letter from Rome: Page 14 – Hence proceed that haste and violence with which devout persons of all religions condemn the rites and doctrines of others, and the furious zeal and bigotry with which they oj their own; while perhaps, if both were equally well understood, both would be found to have the same meaning, and only to differ in the modes of conveying it.
Brian Watson rated it liked it May 03, Charlotte marked it as to-read Apr 19, The modern Amulet most in vogue represents a hand clinched, with the point of the thumb thrust betwixt the index and middle finger show more. This was a very interesting read. Stian marked it as to-read Jun 11, Phrodrick marked it as to-read May 05, Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?
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