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" It was celebrated at Alexandria in St. Cyril's time ; and when Julian the Apostate made his entry at Antioch, in the year 362, they were celebrating the feast of Adonis. The ancients differ greatly in their accounts of this divinity. "
Sixteen select idyls of Theocritus, with Engl. notes by D.B. Hickie - Page 112
by Theocritus (of Syracuse.) - 1839
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The idyllia, epigrams, and fragments, of Theocritus, Bion, and ..., Volume 1

Theocritus (of Syracuse) - 1792
...The Syrians obferved it with all the violence of grief, and the greateft cruelty of felf-cafligation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in Saint CYRIL'S time; and when JULIAN the Apoftate made his entry at Ant inch, in the year 362, they were celebrating the feaft of ADONIS. The...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...violence o grief, and the greatest cruelty of self-castigation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in St. Cyril's time; and when Julian the apostate made his...differ greatly in their accounts of this divinity. Athenaeus says, that he was thi favourite of Bacchus. Plutarch maintains, thai he and Bacchus are the...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...self-castigation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in St. Cyril's time; and when Julian the apostate made hi) entry at Antioch, in the year 362, they were celebrating...differ greatly in their accounts of this divinity. Athetuens says, that he was the favourite of Bacchus. Plutarch maintains, that he and Itacchus are...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 7

Greek literature - 1813
...The Syrians observed it with all the violence of grief, and the greatest cruelty of setfcastigation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in Saint Cyril's time...were celebrating the feast of Adonis. The ancients ditfer greatly in their accounts of this divinity. Athena-us says, he was the favourite of Bacchus....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...The Syrians observed it with all the violence of grief and the greatest cruelty of self castigation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in Saint Cyril's time;...differ greatly in their accounts of this divinity. Athenaeus says, he was the favourite of Bacchus. Plutarch maintains that he and Bacchus are the same...
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A Selection from the Remains of Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus: With Glossary ...

Theocritus - 1846 - 155 pages
...violence of grief, and the greatest cruelty of self-castigation. It was celebrated at Alexandria in St. Cyril's time ; and when Julian the Apostate made his...differ greatly in their accounts of this divinity. Athenaeus says, he was the favourite of Bacchus. Plutarch maintains that he and Bacchus are the same...
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