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Fishes Flowers and Fire worship

Fishes Flowers and Fire worship

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Published by Aharon Ben Ysrayl
CHAPTER I. (FISHES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Frequent ocurrence of the Fish Symbol — Fish Heraldry — Earliest
devices — Fish devices on Churches and other public buildings —
The Catacombs — Icthus — Fish devices at Glastonbury Abbey,
&c. — The Book-fish — Glasgow Fish-arms — The Fish and the
Ring Story of Scotland — Solomon and the Fish and Ring — The
Hermit’s Fish Pond of St. Neot’s — The Sacred Perch — The
Dolphin—Neptune.
CHAPTER II. (FISHES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
The Ancient Sacred Fish — Fish diet and its supposed effects —
Fish and the Jews—The God Krodo—Oanes—Dagon—The Fishgod
at Nimrod — Khorsabad — Fish Worship in Syria — Temple
of Dagon at Azotus — The Dagon of the Bible — Adramelech —
Abstinence from Fish-food — Ancient character of Fish Worship
— “Paradise Lost” — The Irish demi-god Phin — The Fish as a
Christian Symbol — Idea involved in Fish Worship — Holy Fish
Ponds — Ancient Caledonian objections to Fish — Other antifish-
eating nations — Ishtar.
CHAPTER III. (FLOWERS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Universal Love of Flowers — Indifference to Flowers — Excessive
Love of Flowers leading to adoration — Myths and Legends
connected with Flowers — The Flos Adonis, Narcissus, Myrtle,
Silene inflata, Clover — The Hundred-leaved Rose — Worship of
Lily species — Signification of the Lotos — Hermaphroditic
character of the Lotos — The Indian Mutiny of 1857, part
played by the Lotus during its instigation.
CHAPTER IV. (FLOWERS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Importance of the Lotos — Verities of Lotos — Statements by
Herodotus, Homer, Theophrastus, Dioscorides, Pliny, Athenæus
and others — The arborescent Lotos — The Sacred Lotos of the
Nile — The Indian Lotos—Nepaulese adoration of the Lotos —
Shing-moo, the Chinese Holy Mother — Lakshmi — The Queens
of Beauty — The Loves of Krishna and Radha.

CHAPTER V. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Story of the Fire-god and his Secret — Growth of Fire Worship
— Fire an essential in Hindoo Worship — The Chaldeans — The
Persians — The Hebrews — Fire in Hindu Ceremonies — Duties of
Hindu Life — The Serpent and Fire — Phallo-Phythic Solar Shrines
—Fire and Phallic Worship—Leaping through fire—Fire-treading
in Scotland — Fire-leaping in Russia — The Medes as Fire Worshippers
— The Sabines — Fire and the Ancient Christians — The
Roman Church and Fire — The Jews — Temple of Vesta — Fire
Worship in Ireland — Phallo-fire-worship of the Greeks and
Romans.
CHAPTER VI. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Fire Worship in the States of the Mediterranean — Special
sacredness of the Public City-fire of Greece and Rome — The
Sacred Fire of Tlachtga — Ceylon Fire Worship — The Parsees —
Persian Monuments — Impiety of Cambyses — Cignalese Terms,
Sanscrit, Welsh, &c. — The Yule Log — Fire Worship in England —
Fire of Beltane — Druidical Fires — May-day Fires — November
Fires in Ireland — Between two Fires — Scotland — The Summer
Solstice-fire Ceremonies — Worship of Baal in Ireland — St. John’s
Day – Bonfires — Decree of Council of Constantinople.
CHAPTER VII. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Paradise Lost and Moloch — The God of the Ammonites — The
slaughter of Children by Fire, notices in the Scriptures — Fire
Ceremonies and Moloch — Sacred Fire of the Phoenicians — The
Carthaginians — Custom of Oziese — Sardinian Customs and
Moloch — The Cuthites — Persian Fire Worship — House-fires of
Greece and Rome — Sacred Books of the East — Laws of Manu —
The Rig Vega and Hymns to Agni, the God of Fire — Vesta,
Worship of—The Magi—Z
CHAPTER I. (FISHES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Frequent ocurrence of the Fish Symbol — Fish Heraldry — Earliest
devices — Fish devices on Churches and other public buildings —
The Catacombs — Icthus — Fish devices at Glastonbury Abbey,
&c. — The Book-fish — Glasgow Fish-arms — The Fish and the
Ring Story of Scotland — Solomon and the Fish and Ring — The
Hermit’s Fish Pond of St. Neot’s — The Sacred Perch — The
Dolphin—Neptune.
CHAPTER II. (FISHES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
The Ancient Sacred Fish — Fish diet and its supposed effects —
Fish and the Jews—The God Krodo—Oanes—Dagon—The Fishgod
at Nimrod — Khorsabad — Fish Worship in Syria — Temple
of Dagon at Azotus — The Dagon of the Bible — Adramelech —
Abstinence from Fish-food — Ancient character of Fish Worship
— “Paradise Lost” — The Irish demi-god Phin — The Fish as a
Christian Symbol — Idea involved in Fish Worship — Holy Fish
Ponds — Ancient Caledonian objections to Fish — Other antifish-
eating nations — Ishtar.
CHAPTER III. (FLOWERS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Universal Love of Flowers — Indifference to Flowers — Excessive
Love of Flowers leading to adoration — Myths and Legends
connected with Flowers — The Flos Adonis, Narcissus, Myrtle,
Silene inflata, Clover — The Hundred-leaved Rose — Worship of
Lily species — Signification of the Lotos — Hermaphroditic
character of the Lotos — The Indian Mutiny of 1857, part
played by the Lotus during its instigation.
CHAPTER IV. (FLOWERS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Importance of the Lotos — Verities of Lotos — Statements by
Herodotus, Homer, Theophrastus, Dioscorides, Pliny, Athenæus
and others — The arborescent Lotos — The Sacred Lotos of the
Nile — The Indian Lotos—Nepaulese adoration of the Lotos —
Shing-moo, the Chinese Holy Mother — Lakshmi — The Queens
of Beauty — The Loves of Krishna and Radha.

CHAPTER V. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Story of the Fire-god and his Secret — Growth of Fire Worship
— Fire an essential in Hindoo Worship — The Chaldeans — The
Persians — The Hebrews — Fire in Hindu Ceremonies — Duties of
Hindu Life — The Serpent and Fire — Phallo-Phythic Solar Shrines
—Fire and Phallic Worship—Leaping through fire—Fire-treading
in Scotland — Fire-leaping in Russia — The Medes as Fire Worshippers
— The Sabines — Fire and the Ancient Christians — The
Roman Church and Fire — The Jews — Temple of Vesta — Fire
Worship in Ireland — Phallo-fire-worship of the Greeks and
Romans.
CHAPTER VI. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Fire Worship in the States of the Mediterranean — Special
sacredness of the Public City-fire of Greece and Rome — The
Sacred Fire of Tlachtga — Ceylon Fire Worship — The Parsees —
Persian Monuments — Impiety of Cambyses — Cignalese Terms,
Sanscrit, Welsh, &c. — The Yule Log — Fire Worship in England —
Fire of Beltane — Druidical Fires — May-day Fires — November
Fires in Ireland — Between two Fires — Scotland — The Summer
Solstice-fire Ceremonies — Worship of Baal in Ireland — St. John’s
Day – Bonfires — Decree of Council of Constantinople.
CHAPTER VII. (FIRE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Paradise Lost and Moloch — The God of the Ammonites — The
slaughter of Children by Fire, notices in the Scriptures — Fire
Ceremonies and Moloch — Sacred Fire of the Phoenicians — The
Carthaginians — Custom of Oziese — Sardinian Customs and
Moloch — The Cuthites — Persian Fire Worship — House-fires of
Greece and Rome — Sacred Books of the East — Laws of Manu —
The Rig Vega and Hymns to Agni, the God of Fire — Vesta,
Worship of—The Magi—Z

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