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" the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology and its attendant rites, grounded on a view of nature, less fanciful, more earnest, and better fitted to awaken both philosophical thought and religious feeling. "
A History of Greece - Page 143
by Connop Thirlwall - 1845
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A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the Larger ...

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1846 - 373 pages
...fanciful as might be expected. The most sober and probable view is that, according to which, " they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." EUTHE'RIA (t ELEUTHE'RIA (t^evBipia), the feast of liberty, a festival which the Greeks, after the...
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A SCHOOL DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES

WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D. - 1851
...fanciful as might be expected. The most sober and probable view is that, according to which, 44 they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." ELEUTHE'RIA (&evOtptd), the feast of liberty, a festival which the Greeks, after the battle of Plataeae...
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The works of Horace: with English notes, and a life of Horace

Horace, Edward Moore, Charles Beck - 1854 - 472 pages
...without any satisfactory result. The most probable supposition is that according to which " they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." Thirlwall, Hist, of Greece, Vol. II. p. 140. 28, 29. fragilem phaselum; the pi,aselns, which was properly...
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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Classical dictionaries - 1859 - 1293 pages
...expected. The most sober and probable view is that, according to which, " they were the remains of n worship which preceded the rise of the Hellenic mythology...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." (Thirlwall, Hist, of Greece , ii. p. 140, &c.) Respecting the Attic Eleusinia sec Meursius, E/ctuinia,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...mysteries. As reasonable a solution as any other seems to be that of Bishop Thirlwall, who finds in them ' the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...better fitted to awaken both philosophical thought aud religions feeling.' The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries....
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Greece, Ancient and Modern: Lectures Delivered Before the Lowell ..., Volume 1

Cornelius Conway Felton - Greece - 1867
...which were under the superintendence of hereditary priesthoods. Thirlwall thinks, that " they were the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." This conclusion is still f'urthei confirmed by the moral and religious tone of the poets, — such...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...mysteries. As reasonable a solution as any other seems to be that of Bishop Thirlwall, who finds in them ' the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling." The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries. The less important...
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Chambers's EncyclopŠdia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...mysteries. As reasonable a solution as any other seems to be that of Bishop Thirlwall, who finds in them ' the remains of a worship which preceded the rise of...both philosophical thought and religious feeling.' The festival itself consisted of two parts, the greater and the lesser mysteries. The less important...
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Restoration of the Earth's Lost History: The Past, Present and Coming State ...

Cosmology - 1868 - 134 pages
...Bishop Thirlwall (the historian), an eminent scholar, says : " They were the remains of a " worship that preceded the rise of the Hellenic Mythology and its...both philosophical thought and " religious feeling." But we are left in no doubt as to the object of these Mysteries, for the Orphic Argonautica (poems...
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A Smaller Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the ...

Sir William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1868 - 474 pages
...of a worship which preceded the rise of the Hol lenic mythology and its attendant rites, í[rounded on a view of nature, less fanciful, more earnest, and better fitted to awaken aoth philosophical thought and religious feeling." ╚LEUTH╦R¤A (eAevOepta), the feast of iberty,...
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