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Even the form itself, under which the god was represented, appeared to them a mockery of all piety and devotion. Scott added it Jun 13, Nora marked it as to-read Jan 26, Richard Knight hoped to discover the meaning of the widespread practice of phallic worship in the ancient world, and what relationship this might have to the theology of the ancients.

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A discourse on the worship of Priapus, and its connection with the mystic theology of the ancients

To ask other readers questions about A Discourse on the Worship of Priapusplease sign up. Hence proceed that haste and violence with which devout persons of all religions Description Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing. Page 13 – MEN, considered collectively, are at all times the same animals, employing the same organs, and endowed with the same faculties: Amy marked it as to-read Jun 24, Toadshade is currently reading it Aug 21, Account Options Sign in.

Paul Thomas marked it as to-read Dec 26, 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.

A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus: A History of Phallic Worship by Richard Payne Knight

Page 17 – In an age, therefore, when no prejudices of artificial decency existed, what more just and natural image could they discourss, by which to express their idea of the beneficent power of the great Creator, than that organ which endowed them with the power of procreation, and made them partakers, not only of the felicity of the Deity, but of his great characteristic attribute, that of multiplying his own image, communicating his blessings, and extending them to generations yet unborn?

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Katy Sisko marked it as to-read Aug 30, HAVING last made a curious discovery, that in a Province of this Kingdom, and not om 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.

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A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus: A History of Phallic Worship

Of all the rites which belonged to ancient polytheism, none were worshjp 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. This was a very interesting read. Stian marked it as to-read Jun 11, Brian Watson rated it liked it May 03, Page 33 – Terrafque, traftufque maris, coelumque profundum.