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" 5 emperors, hut especially of Verus, Commodus, and Antoninus Pius. Among the Persians most of the temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. They had likewise Puratheia, or open temples, for the celebration of the... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 417
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1774
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the monthly journal

several hands - 1774
...offerings : and this was the heaven which Atlas was fuppofed to fupport. — Among the Periians moft of the temples were caverns in rocks, either formed...of Chufiftan were facred to Mithras, and were made ule of for his rites. In thefe tloomy recefles people who were to be initiated, were conned for a long...
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Arminian Magazine for the Year ...

John Wesley - Methodism
...termed Cotl, the houfe of God. And this was the heaven which Atlas fupported. Among the Perfians moft of the temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. Nothing was more common among them, than to have their temples formed out of rocks. Indeed wherever...
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A Mythological, Etymological, and Historical Dictionary

Jacob Bryant - Mythology - 1793 - 449 pages
...cavern was filled Perseum. II. 68. PERSIANS Venerated fountains, &c. after the Cuthites. Moft of their temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature,...temples, for the celebration of the rites of fire. In the ancient province of Chufiftan, called afterwards Perfis, there are to be feen at this day many...
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A new system: or, An analysis of antient mythology ...

Jacob Bryant - History, Ancient - 1807
...the Roman '5 emperors, hut especially of Verus, Commodus, and Antoninus Pius. Among the Persians most of the temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. They had likewise Puratheia, or open temples, for the celebration of the rites of fire. I shall hereafter shew,...
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A New System: Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology : Wherein an ..., Volume 1

Jacob Bryant - History, Ancient - 1807
...the Roman '5 emperors, but especially of Verus, Commodus, and Antoninus Pius. Among the Persians most of the temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. They had likewise Puratheia, or open temples, for the celebration of the rites of fire. I shall hereafter shew,...
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A New System: Or, An Analysis of Antient Mythology ...

Jacob Bryant - History, Ancient - 1807
...temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. They had likewise Puratheia, or open temples, for the celebration of the rites of fire. I shall hereafter shew, that the religion, of which I have been treating, was derived from the sons...
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Description of Malta and Gozo

George Percy Badger - Gozo Island (Malta) - 1838 - 317 pages
...caverns, and other detached spots highly honoured and sanctified." Among the Persians most of their temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. Porphyry assures us, that the Deity had always a rock or cavern for his temple; and that these existed...
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Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand: Being an Artist's ...

George French Angas - Australia - 1847
...in a mighty chasm in a hill side, known as the Delphic Oracle. Amongst the Persians, most of their temples were caverns in rocks ; either formed by nature or artificially produced. In Chusistan there are, at this day, many remains of such sacred caverns, and in the front of them...
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Historical Guide to Malta and Gozo

George Percy Badger - Gozo (Maltese Island) - 1869 - 323 pages
...caverns, and other detached spots highly honoured and sanctified.' Among the Persians roost of their temples were caverns in rocks, either formed by nature, or artificially produced. Porphyry assures us, that the Deity had always a rock or cayem for his temple; and that these existed...
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