Ancient Symbol Worship (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity

Ancient Symbol Worship (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity

by Hodder M. Westropp, C. Staniland Wake
     
 

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This 1874 work considers the earliest deity, Baal; the prevalence of phallic worship in many ancient cultures; ancient views of nature and fertility; the phallus as a revered symbol and charm against evil; the phallus’ role in fertility and licentiousness; circumcision; serpent symbolism associated with phallic worship; and more.  See more details below

Overview


This 1874 work considers the earliest deity, Baal; the prevalence of phallic worship in many ancient cultures; ancient views of nature and fertility; the phallus as a revered symbol and charm against evil; the phallus’ role in fertility and licentiousness; circumcision; serpent symbolism associated with phallic worship; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411465145
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/20/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
122
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Hodder M. Westropp (died 1884) also wrote Phallicism in Christian Symbols, Phallic Worship, The Tree of Good and Evil, and The Sun Gods of Antiquity

Charles Staniland Wake (1835-1910) wrote The Origin and Significance of the Great Pyramid, The Development of Marriage and Kinship, Chapters on Man, Vortex Philosophy, and Serpent-worship.

 

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